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May 1, 2013

In brief: Pedestrian hurt in collision with SUV

JOHNSTOWN — An 18-year-old woman was injured Wednesday when she stepped into the path of a vehicle turning onto Goucher Street in Upper Yoder Township, authorities said.

Katrina Rosage of Goucher Street was struck by a Ford Explorer that was turning onto Goucher from Bronx Street, township police said.

She was taken to Memorial Medical Center in Johnstown with an injury to her left leg, police Sgt. Jeffery C. Berkebile said.

Rosage was being treated in the emergency room, a hospital spokeswoman said late in the afternoon.

The driver, 64-year-old Gerald Regan of Bronx Street, was not charged, Berkebile said.

DUI checkpoints planned in Cambria

The Cambria County DUI Task Force will hold roving patrols and operate checkpoints on Friday and Saturday and May 10-11.

Task force members will be looking for intoxicated drivers. There is a zero tolerance policy for anyone younger than 21.

Health symposium registrations due

LORETTO – Registrations are due by Wednesday for the annual symposium series presented by the DiSepio Institute for Rural Health and Wellness at St. Francis University.

The May 17-18 event is part of an ongoing series of seminars exploring trends in research, innovative therapeutic strategies and cutting-edge programming in health and wellness.

The event offers education and continuing education credits to physical therapists, physical therapist assistants, athletic trainers, nurses and others.

“Headaches & the Cervical Spine: Evidence-based Evaluation and Management” will be presented May 17. The May 18 program will cover the evaluation and management of ankle and foot injuries with focus on athletes.

Participants can register to attend one or both days of the conference. Fees are $195 for the May 17 session and $95 for the May 18 session, or $250 for both sessions.

To register, visit www.cermusa.francis.edu/disepiosymposium.

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