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High winds and heavy rain cause flooding and damage in Susquehanna Valley

Strong winds and heavy rain caused some flooding and damage Monday in the Susquehanna Valley.Tree falls onto vehicle, trapping driverA tree fell onto a vehicle in Lancaster County, trapping the driver.The tree toppled over around 8:30 a.m. on School House Road in Lancaster Township.”It fell quick. A crack and then a couple seconds later it was on the hood of my car,” said Stan Caterbone. “A guy who has a tree business was here, and he took his chainsaw and cut the tree up so I could get out of the car.”Caterbone wasn’t injured. Fallen tree damages home, carsA maple tree that fell Monday morning in Lancaster County damaged a home and a car along Marietta Avenue in West Hempfield Township. Three families live in the home, which had damage to the back roof. No one inside was hurt.The tree also landed on two cars. One of the vehicles had … Read More

Vehicle sees ‘heavy damage’ in Derby rollover

DERBY — A Route 8 north on ramp in the city was briefly closed Friday night after a rollover crash.

Firefighters and medics were dispatched to the call on Route 8 north near Exit 16 at 8:48 p.m., according to initial dispatch reports.

A first responder in the area chimed in on the radio waves, indicating he could swing by the crash site and report back to the responding units on what to expect.

He confirmed a rollover soon after, but clarified the location — on the entrance ramp for Route 8 north off of Main Street. Moments later, fire units started to get to the scene.

Fire officials at the crash site

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