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Rescue crews stand at the scene of this one-vehicle crash along Route 487 in Fishing Creek Township Thursday afternoon. Nancy Colprit, 76, Orangeville, crashed her Buick Rainier after reaching for her purse while traveling south towards Orangeville.
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Rescue crews stand at the scene of this one-vehicle crash along Route 487 in Fishing Creek Township Thursday afternoon. Nancy Colprit, 76, Orangeville, crashed her Buick Rainier after reaching for her purse while traveling south towards Orangeville.

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SPCA seeks restitution for care of Locust Township pets
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