The Tribune Democrat, Johnstown, PA

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November 24, 2013

In brief: Three injured in crash

JOHNSTOWN — Three people were injured Sunday morning in a one-vehicle crash on Menoher Boulevard, Upper Yoder fire officials said.

Four occupants were in a vehicle that struck a utility pole on the road’s 3200 block, shearing the pole and causing the vehicle to flip on its roof, Upper Yoder Volunteer fire Chief Timothy Reitz said.

Three people in the vehicle were transported to Memorial Medical Center for treatment, he added, saying their injuries appeared to be minor.

Blaze causes major damage

A fire in Lower Turkeyfoot Township caused major damage to a Jersey Hollow Road home Saturday, state police in Somerset said.

State police said Sunday that because of extensive damage to the home, the origin and cause of the blaze was not determined.

Investigators did not report any injuries in the blaze.

The home, owned by Terry R. Patton, of Williamsport, Md., was estimated to have sustained a $150,000 loss.

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