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Somerset accident injures 2 motorists

| Thursday, May 5, 2016, 1:15 a.m.

Two motorists were transported to area hospitals following an accident involving a car and a tractor-trailor Wednesday evening in Somerset Borough.

A spokesman at the Somerset County 911 center said the crash was reported at 7:10 p.m. near The Patriot, a nursing home at 495 W. Patriot St. The spokesman said one patient was taken by helicopter to Conemaugh Memorial Medical Center in Johnstown and a second was transported by vehicle to Somerset Hospital.

Somerset firefighters said one motorist was extricated from the wreckage.

Borough police, who investigated, did not immediately return a phone message seeking details of the accident.

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