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Hit/run driver is sought

Published April 04. 2011 05:00PM

A hit and run driver is being sought in Schuylkill County. The crash is one of three probed by state police at Schuylkill Haven.

Troopers said on Sunday, April 3, about 11:20 a.m. Rhoda Corbacio, 46, of Pottsville, was driving eastbound on S. Center St., at the Mount Carbon Arch, near the intersection with SR61, in North Manheim Township. She stopped at the intersection for a red traffic light when the front end of another vehicle hit the rear of Corbacio's Toyota Sienna. Corbacio and the other driver exited their vehicles and checked the damages.

The other driver then got back into his vehicle and fled the scene, troopers said. Damages to the Toyota were termed light.

The hit and run driver was an elderly white male, troopers said, but no other description was available.

Troopers investigated a crash about 2:13 p.m. on March 31 along SR501 (Bethel Road), in Pine Grove Township. Ashley M. Flath, 18, of Pennsburg, Montgomery County, was northbound and going downhill at an apparent high rate of speed. For unknown reasons her 2001 Chrysler Sebring began to slide on the wet roadway. Flath applied her brakes and the vehicle continued to slide out of control. It then truck a road sign along the berm with the passengers side front fender. The vehicle then spun 90 degress clockwise and then struck a utility pole with the driver side fender.

The car spun another 180 degrees before coming to rest along the north berm.

Flath was not injured. She was cited for driving on roadways laned for traffic, troopers said.

A one vehicle crash occurred about 7:02 a.m. on Friday, April 1, along SR895 (Rock Road), in Washington Township. Troopers said Grant E. Moyer, 42, of Auburn, was driving a 1987 Cadillac Brougham westbound when he failed to negotiate a left curve. The car went off the road and struck a utility pole with the front end. The vehicle came to rest at the point of impact.

Moyer sustained a minor injury and was treated at the scene. Damages were termed major to the front of the vehicle.

Moyer was cited for driving a vehicle at an (un) safe speed.

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