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July 12, 2014

Saxton man killed in Bedford County accident

SIX MILE RUN — A Saxton man was killed in a pickup truck accident around 8:47 p.m. Friday on Mosquito Hollow Road near this northeastern Bedford County community.

Rick W. Vanmeter, 57, was taken by helicopter to UPMC Altoona, where he was was pronounced dead, state police said.

Vanmeter was northbound when his truck failed to negotiate a sharp left curve, went off the road and struck a tree, police said.

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