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Schuylkill crashes

Published January 08. 2014 05:00PM

State police at Schuylkill Haven reported on the following crashes investigated by troopers on Schuylkill County roads.

A two-vehicle crash occurred about 8:35 p.m. on Dec. 29 along Route 209 (Main Street), at the intersection with Pine Street in Tremont. Troopers said Larry J. Umbenhauer, 42, Tremont, was driving a 1994 Dodge Dakota pickup truck southbound on Pine and approaching the intersection where he came to a stop. Harley A. Fortner, 25, Tremont, driving a 1994 Hyundai Excel, was northbound on 209 and approaching the intersection.

Troopers said Umbenhauer proceeded from the stop sign and pulled into the path of Fortner and a collision occurred.

No one was injured. The Dodge had to be towed from the scene. Troopers cited Umbenhauer for duty at stop signs.

A one-vehicle crash was reported about 4:13 p.m. on Monday, Jan. 6, along Seltzer Road in Norwegian Township. Troopers said Camille M. McGonigle, 24, Pottsville, was driving a 2010 Hyundai Elantra westbound and was negotiating a right-hand curve when she drove over a patch of ice. Her car spun clockwise and crossed into the eastbound lane and onto the shoulder where it struck a rock embankment.

After impact the car spun counter-clockwise and came to rest in the eastbound lane.

McGonigle was not injured. The car had to be towed from the scene.

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