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on May 06, 2013 10:40 AM

East Wheatfield Township

State police reported that a sport utility vehicle driven by Matthew Armbruster, of Johnstown, hit a concrete divider and rolled onto its roof at 4:01 a.m. today after Armbruster swerved to avoid a deer on Route 22 about a half mile west of Route 56.

A passenger in the SUV, Jaimee Isenberg, 25, of Johnstown, suffered a minor injury, according to a report.

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Scott Neuner, of Seward, was injured at 9:40 p.m. Friday when a car he was driving hit an embankment along Clyde Road near Fox Road and overturned several times, partially ejecting him, state police at Indiana reported.

Neuner, 40, was transported by Citizens’ Ambulance Service to Memorial Medical Center in Johnstown, where a spokeswoman said this morning he later was discharged.

Cherryhill Township

Jason Geneva, 38, of Penn Run, was sent to Memorial Medical Center in Johnstown for treatment of minor injuries after the motorcycle he was driving went into a ditch along Spaulding Road at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, state police reported.

A hospital spokeswoman this morning said he was in fair condition.

Derry Township, Westmoreland County

Edward Kunkle, of Homer City, was injured at 2:15 p.m. Saturday when the motorcycle he was riding hit the side of a Freightliner truck on Route 217 near Seger Road at the driveway of the Eastern Derry Township fire station, state police reported today.

Kunkle, 43, was sent by medical helicopter to Allegheny General Hospital in Pittsburgh. His condition was unknown this morning.

According to a report, Kunkle was following a truck driven by David Diffenderfer, of Derry, and attempted to pass the truck on the right as Diffenderfer slowed the rig and signaled a right turn. After the impact, the motorcycle tipped over, slid across the parking lot and hit a utility pole, police said.

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Vehicles driven by Brooke Norris, of Grove City, and Timothy Cortazzo, of Irwin, were involved in a wreck at 8:25 a.m. Thursday on Route 22 near Stone Jug Road, according to state police.

Troopers at Kiski Valley reported no one was injured.

Gaskill Township, Jefferson County

State police reported that a station wagon driven by a 17-year-old boy from Rossiter traveled into a culvert and hit a tree along Mill Road near Jackson Run Road at 7:06 a.m. Saturday. Troopers at Punxsutawney reported no injuries.

Salem Township, Westmoreland County

A car driven by Ronald Lehman, of New Derry, and a truck-tractor driven by Jeffrey Grady, of Pittsburgh, collided at 11:50 a.m. Thursday on the westbound lanes of Route 22 near Hornock Drive, state police at Kiski Valley reported.

According to investigators, the car twice hit the truck and the center barrier of the highway, and caught on fire after the driver pushed it to the shoulder of the road.

Lehman, 29, and a passenger, Shelby Irvin, 20, of New Derry, were treated at the scene by Mutual Aid Ambulance Service paramedics.

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