Crash on 'strip'

MONROE TOWNSHIP - A local woman suffered a minor injury in a crash on Routes 11/15 near Dairy Queen around 4:30 p.m. Friday.

State police said Sandra M. Ditchey, 47, of Mount Carmel, was traveling north when she slowed for stopped traffic. Her vehicle was struck in the rear by a vehicle driven by Valerie D. Witmer, 41, of Tower City.

A passenger in Ditchey's vehicle, Mary A. Wojcik, 70, of Kulpmont, suffered a minor injury and was treated at the scene. Ditchey, Witmer and two passengers in Witmer's vehicle, a 12-year-old boy and a 9-year-old boy, were all uninjured.

Witmer was cited with following too closely, police said.