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Brush Valley Township

State police reported the front passenger-side wheel fell off a Chrysler PT Cruiser at 10:18 a.m. Monday while Shirley Bugay, of Seward, was driving north on Route 954 near Snyder Road.

The car ground to a halt on the shoulder of the road.

No one was reported to be injured.

Hempfield Township, Westmoreland County

Vehicles driven by Scott Prontiker, of Irwin, and Jennifer McLaren, of Pittsburgh, collided at 5:20 p.m. July 31 in the westbound lane of Route 30 as Prontiker swerved to avoid a third vehicle entering the highway on a ramp from Route 130, state police reported.

The merging motorist failed to stop, according to the report.

Troopers at Greensburg reported Prontiker and his passenger, Chase Kaylor, of Blairsville, and McLaren and her passengers, a 5-year-old boy and a 3-year-old girl, were not injured.