Woman hurt in Mahanoy twp. crash
A New Boston woman was injured when the car she was driving went off the road and struck a utility pole just after 4 p. m. Friday on Mahanoy City Road in Mahanoy Township. Mahanoy Township police said Mary Agnes Dicasimirro, 72, was driving south when the sun got in her eyes, causing her to go off the right side of the road and hit and sever a utility pole. Dicasimirro was taken to a Pottsville hospital for injuries she suffered in the crash, and the section of roadway from Cemetery Road to the Morea Highway was closed for hours while PPL replaced the utility pole, police said.