: Police beat April 4

April 3, 2013


Girl hit: A 6-year-old girl suffered a minor injury when she was struck by a truck at 2 p.m. Tuesday on Morris Street at High Street, Waynesburg police said. Police said Ronald Stiles of Shelocta, driving a tri-axle tanker truck owned by Penn Mechanical Group, was driving north on Morris and had stopped for a red light at High Street. When the light turned green, Stiles began to pull out when he heard the girl’s father yell and stopped. The girl received a minor injury to the head, police said. Treatment was refused at the scene though the parents later took the girl to the hospital for an evaluation. The incident remains under investigation.

Car stolen: A silver, 2000 Honda Civic EX with no hub caps was stolen from Lincoln Street between 1 a.m. and noon Wednesday, Waynesburg police said. The car is owned by Waynesburg Auto Sales of Greene Street. Police believe the thief obtained keys to the car during a burglary Tuesday night at Waynesburg Auto Sales and then later came to steal the vehicle. Anyone with information on the theft is asked to call Waynesburg police at 724-627-8113.

One injured: A Wind Ridge woman was injured in a two-vehicle crash at 11:30 a.m. Wednesday on East Greene Street at Porter Street, Waynesburg police said. Tasia Tharp, 23, was taken to Ruby Memorial Hospital, Morgantown, W.Va. A hospital spokeswoman said early Wednesday afternoon that the hospital had no record of Tharp being admitted. Police said William Eddy, 56, of Wana, W.Va., was driving east in the right lane and attempted to make a left onto Porter Street. His vehicle struck Tharp’s vehicle, which was traveling east in the left lane. Eddy will be cited for a turning violation, police said.



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