A Saturday morning crash in Snyder County was fatal for an area man. State Police say 58-year-old Rickey Lash of McClure was the operator of a Harley-Davidson that collided with an Agco farm vehicle driven by 70-year-old Clair Esbenshade of Beaver Springs. The crash happened at about 10:30 am on Route 522 in McClure. Lash was not wearing a helmet. He sustained head injuries and was pronounced dead at the scene
A Huntingdon County teen was involved in a weekend vehicle crash in Lewistown. According to Mifflin County Regional Police, a 16-year-old from Orbisonia was the operator of a Jeep that traveled off Route 522 North just before 12:30 am Saturday. The Jeep struck several items before traveling down an embankment and going airborne. The jeep then struck a house at 2433 U.S. Highway 522 North. The occupant and the driver both suffered minor injuries. The juvenile driver faces multiple charges. The investigation will continue.
Senate President Pro Tempore Jake Corman (R-Bellefonte) has announced a significant step forward in government transparency by making all Senate expenses available to the public online beginning on September 1st. The new reporting system will apply to all Senate expenses, and will be available on a new webpage, which will be updated monthly by the Chief Clerk. The system will build on existing good government measures in state government, including the state’s PennWATCH system, which includes information on employee salaries and compensation, state spending, and revenues; the Pennsylvania General Assembly website, which includes information on all roll call votes taken in both the Senate and the House of Representatives; and campaign finance reports and search tools from the Pennsylvania Department of State.