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One-car crash sends 2 to hospital in Beaver County |

One-car crash sends 2 to hospital in Beaver County

The Tribune-Review
| Monday, April 23, 2007 12:00 a.m

Two people were flown to UPMC Presbyterian in Oakland after a one-vehicle crash shortly after 5 p.m. Sunday on Route 151 near Short Drive Hanover.

State police said Joshua Smitsky, 20, of Hookstown, and Heather Ryan, 21, of Aliquippa, were thrown from the vehicle after it spun sideways and struck a utility pole, breaking the pole. Police do not know who was driving the car, a 2003 Infiniti G35. Neither occupant was wearing a seat belt.

The hospital could not provide Smitsky and Ryan’s condition last night. Police said the crash caused a small field fire, as the gas tank and drive shaft broke from the car.

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