Shamokin PA

Police Blotter

Two-vehicle accident

COAL TOWNSHIP — No injuries were reported in a two-vehicle accident at 3:30 p.m. Tuesday on Route 61 near East End Auto.

Police said Patricia Persing, 40, of Shamokin, was driving a white Hyundai Santa Fe south in the traveling lane when she began to slow down for a vehicle turning right in the same lane. Police said Persing’s vehicle was then struck from behind by a black Dodge Charger operated by Jamie McGinley, 29, of Mount Carmel.

McGinley’s car was towed from the scene.