June 11, 2013 10:40 AM


A truck driven by Jessica Hooker, 27, of Blairsville, crossed into the southbound lane of Route 217 at Newport Road after failing to negotiate a sharp right-hand curve in the roadway and struck a truck driven by a 17-year-old boy from Blairsville in the left front fender at 3:50 p.m. Monday, state police reported.

According to state police, Hooker was not wearing her seatbelt and suffered minor injuries, while the teenage driver, who was wearing a seatbelt, was not injured.

Citizens’ Ambulance Service and Blairsville volunteer firefighters assisted police at the scene.

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