Police Brief 1/7/2013
Minor injuries reported
Two Canton residents had minor injuries in a one-vehicle accident at 2:20 p.m. Jan. 4 on Back Road in Union Township, Tioga County, Pa., said state police at Mansfield.
Police said Eva S. Alexander, 69, of Canton, and her passenger, Rodman J. Holmes, 18, of Canton, had minor injuries.
According to state police investigator Donald Wolfe, the crash occurred as Alexander was traveling through a right-hand curve and encountered ice on the roadway. He said her Ford Explorer began to spin, and she tried to regain control of it. He said the vehicle slid off the roadway, traveled down an approximate five-foot embankment, and came to rest against a tree about 50 feet off the road.