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Fulton County accidents involve three area residents

A Needmore man was uninjured in a Harrisonville area accident earlier this month.

According to Pennsylvania State Police, the accident occurred on January 5, around 8:37 a.m. on Black Bear Road in Licking Creek Township in Fulton County.

Police said a 2010 Toyota Rav4 was stationary at the intersection of Moonlight Drive and Black Bear Road as a 2013 Ford Explorer was traveling south on Black Bear Road.

The Toyota, driven by Ronald K. Hann, 85, of Needmore, failed to clear both was before pulling onto Black Bear Road and pulled in front of the Ford, driven by Sylvia H. Smith, 72, of Harrisonville.

Hann’ s vehicle was struck right front by Smith’s vehicle, causing it to spin around before coming to a final rest in the grass along the northbound shoulder.

The Toyota also struck the Ford with its left front and causing the Ford to veer off the southbound shoulder and down an embankment where it came to a final rest.

Hann was not injured in the accident and was wearing a seatbelt at the time. Police said Smith was transported to Fulton County Medical Center for a suspected minor injury.

McConnellsburg Volunteer Fire Company assisted at the scene.

McConnellsburg man injured in accident

A McConnellsburg man suffered suspected minor injuries in an accident along Great Cove Road in Needmore just before 11 a.m. on January 12.

According to Pennsylvania State Police, A 2021 Chevrolet Silverado, driven by Jason W . Gordon, 48, of McConnellsburg, was traveling north on Great Cove Road near Southwood Drive and crossed the center line and continued to drive off the left side of the roadway, hitting a tree head on.

Police said Gordon admitted he was fatigued and fell asleep while driving the Silverado.

Needmore Volunteer Fire Company and Ambulance Service transported Gordon to Fulton County Medical Center for suspected minor injuries. He was wearing a seatbelt at the time of the crash.

The pickup sustained disabling damage and was towed from the scene by Bards Towing.