Anita Woman Injured in Two-Vehicle Crash in Young Township

YOUNG TOWNSHIP, Pa. (EYT) – Punxsutawney-based State Police say around 12:10 p.m. on March 7, a two-vehicle accident occurred on Harmony Road (Route 310), 1214 feet south of Adrian Road, in Young Township, Jefferson County.

According to police, 22-year-old Bethany S. Beatty and 52-year-old Johanna F. Brown, both of Anita, were involved in the collision.

Police say Beatty was traveling south on Route 310 when she crossed over the double yellow center lines into the opposing lane of travel.

Brown was traveling north and observed Beatty’s 2012 Ford Fusion in the northbound lane. Brown attempted to get as far to the right as possible to avoid an impact. At this time, the left front of the Ford Fusion struck the right rear of Brown’s 2006 Nissan Xterra, according to police.

Both vehicles were disabled on the roadway and needed towing from the scene.

Jefferson County EMS transported Beatty to Punxsutawney Hospital for minor injuries.

She was using a seat belt.

A 3-year-old male passenger in Beatty’s vehicle was not injured. A child safety seat was in use.

Brown was not injured; she was using a seat belt.

The investigation into this crash is ongoing and charges against Beatty are pending, according to police.

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