Deer Causes Two-Vehicle Collision on Route 28

ROSE TOWNSHIP, Pa. (EYT) – According to Punxsutawney-based State Police, around 4:30 p.m. on September 18, a two-vehicle accident occurred on State Route 28, at its intersection with Coder Road, in Rose Township, Jefferson County.

Police say 37-year-old Thomas W. Spitz, and 64-year-old James D. Frontino, both of Brookville, were involved in the collision.

This crash occurred as Frontino was traveling north on SR 28 and stopped his Subaru Outback on the roadway when a deer ran into the roadway and stopped, according to police.

A Volkswagen Jetta driven by Spitz was traveling north behind the Subaru and swerved to his right in an attempt to avoid the Subaru.

The Volkswagen subsequently struck the Subaru in the passenger side rear of the vehicle with the driver’s side front of unit.

Both drivers were using seat belts, and no injuries were reported.

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