NuMine Couple Injured in Cowanshannock Township Crash

Two local people were injured in a car crash in Cowanshannock Township Wednesday afternoon.

Driver Dustin Thomas, 60, and Bonnie Thomas, 60, were taken to Armstrong County Memorial Hospital after sustaining minor injuries while driving their 2000 Pontiac Grand Prix along Route 85 at 12:59PM April 20 and trying to make a turn onto Little Rock Road.

Both were wearing their seatbelts.

The couple’s vehicle was also towed from the scene after receiving moderate damage.

Alfred Ewanick, 79, of Rural Valley is believed to have caused the crash because of speeding in his 2006 Dodge Dakota behind their vehicle. He will be charged through District Magisterial Judge Samuel Goldstrohm.

State troopers were assisted at the scene by Rural Valley firefighters and Citizens EMS.