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Woman’s legs run over in accident

| Sunday, April 9, 2006 12:00 a.m

A woman was taken to a Cambria County hospital Saturday after her legs were run over in an accident in Somerset County, authorities said.

Ruth Brant, of Rockwood, was taken to Conemaugh Memorial Medical Center, Johnstown, after the accident about 7:40 a.m. Information about her condition couldn’t be obtained from the hospital last night.

State police at Somerset said Brant was a passenger in a car driven by Homer Brant, also of Rockwood. Brant’s car failed to negotiate a turn on the Mason-Dixon Highway in Summit Township and struck a wire fence.

As he attempted to back up, Ruth Brant got out of the vehicle, slipped and fell, and her legs were run over, police said.

Authorities didn’t describe the relationship between the two Brants or provide their ages.

is a former freelancer.

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