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Rear-end crash during funeral procession in Clearfield County


Bloom Township, PA – A rear-end crash during a funeral procession damaged a few vehicles and sent a couple of people to the hospital with minor injuries in Clearfield County.

It happened Friday morning around 10 a.m. during a funeral procession in Bloom Township along Greenville Pike, the road that runs from Luthersburg to Curwensville.

As the line of cars came to a stop, 44-year-old Philip Hannold from Punxsutawney was unable to stop in time and struck the rear-end of a pickup truck driven by 49-year-old Shawn Simpson from Summerville.

Hannold’s vehicle was then struck by the pick-up truck behind him, driven by 22-year-old Dustin Zurenda from Punxsy.

Everyone had been wearing their seat belts.

Although the drivers were not injured, two passengers – 18-year-old Kylie Bush from Punxsutawney and 42-year-old Halona Zurenda – were taken to Penn Highlands DuBois with minor injuries.

Click Here to read the online police report. (You will have to scroll down on that page to read this specific report.)