Dunbar Township car crash kills elderly driver, wife
Route 201 car crash kills elderly driver, wife
The wife of a man killed in a one-vehicle crash on Tuesday died of her injuries on Wednesday in UPMC Presbyterian hospital in Oakland.
State police reported Stoneroad S. McCracken, 84, of Vanderbilt was northbound on Route 201 at Vanderbilt Road about 2:30 p.m. Tuesday when his pickup truck struck a tree while rounding a curve. McCracken was killed on impact, police said.
His wife, Leona J. McCracken, also 84, was taken by helicopter to the Pittsburgh hospital for treatment of major injuries, police said.
Funeral arrangements for the McCrackens are under the direction of the Dearth Funeral Home, 35 S. Mill St., New Salem.
Help sought in finding sex-assault suspect
Pittsburgh Crime Stoppers wants the public's help in finding a suspect in a child sexual assault case.
A 12-year-old Sharpsburg girl had sex in early April with a man who identified himself as being 18, Crime Stoppers reported. They met through a dating website and she agreed to meet him for a sexual encounter that happened on a riverbank in Sharpsburg, according to a news release.
Crime Stoppers said the man identified himself as “Tommy” and arrived in Sharpsburg on a Port Authority bus. Officials are asking anyone with information about his identity to call Crime Stoppers at 412-255-8477. An award of as much as $1,000 may be granted for information leading to an arrest and prosecution, and callers may remain anonymous.
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