One Killed, Seven Injured in Crash
Emlenton – Clarion County’s Coroner, Dan Shingledecker, released information about the individual killed in a multivehicle pile-up along the Emlenton Bridge on Tuesday morning. The singular person killed was Joga Singh, he was a long-haul truck driver out of New York. Coroner Shingledecker said Mr. Sing was killed by blunt-force trauma.  Sources inside the Emlenton Fire Department told reporters on Wednesday that there were 20 vehicles involved in the crash and seven people had to be hospitalized. The Pennsylvania State Police are still thoroughly investigating the crash.

Yield Giving Grants $1 Million to Local Charity
Meadville – Women’s Services Inc. in Crawford County was the recipient of a $1 million grant from Yield Giving, the charitable foundation run by author and philanthropist Mackenzie Scott. Yield Giving officially announced the $1 million gift on Wednesday, one of the 361 such grants announced by Ms. Scott. Women’s Services has been helping the survivors of sexual and domestic violence in Crawford County since 1977 and maintains shelters in Meadville and Titusville, they can be called 24/7 at (814)333-9766. 7 Mountains NWPA has reached out to Women’s Services to ask for more information about this grant.

Mean Pleads Guilty to Vehicular Homicide
Erie – Cameron Steams of Erie pleaded guilty to homicide by vehicle and DUI in Erie County Court Tuesday. Steams, now 21, pleaded guilty to all charges related to the crash on Erie’s West 12th Street that resulted in the death of a 9-year-old child. Steams, who had been using marijuana, drove through a red light and collided with another car on December 22nd, 2022. Even with his guilty plea, he faces as many as 16 years in prison at his sentencing on May 15th.

Lawrence County Bridge Closed
Bessemer – PennDOT has temporarily restricted access on South Main Street bridge in Bessemer to a single lane while crews work to install a new water line. According to PennDOT the closure will alternate between the left and right lanes as needed and will last, weather permitting, until Next Friday, the 29th. This is the first step in a $1.6 million upgrade to the bridge that will see it receive new drainage, railings, and surfaces that will require a complete closure starting at the beginning of construction season in April.

New Disease Found in PA Poultry
Harrisburg – It’s called Avian Metapneumovirus and it is the latest epidemic affecting poultry farms and backyard flocks in Pennsylvania. The metapneumovirus can infect chickens and turkeys and shows different symptoms in different birds; they may suffer swelling around the eyes, nasal discharge, and neurological symptoms, though it does not alter a hen’s eggs the way avian influenza does and some birds may display no symptoms at all. Veterinarians say that the primary threat of metapneumovirus to backyard flocks is secondary bacterial infection which can be avoided by ensuring your chickens have good ventilation and warm, dry bedding.

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