Local News 3/10/22

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A person is dead after being hit by a plow truck Wednesday night in Centre County. Police said that at about 8:30 p.m. a plow truck struck and killed a pedestrian on Boal Avenue. No other injuries were reported.

State College Police Department are investigating after a hit and run occurred Wednesday, March 9. The hit and run was at Walmart located on Benner Pike, and an older female in a white sedan was involved in a hit and run incident. Anyone with information regarding the incident is asked to contact the State College Police Department at (814)-234-7150.

A Tyrone woman will spend six months in the Blair County Prison after rendering guilty pleas to statutory sexual assault and corruption of minors. McKayliee R. Robinson was 19 years old in October 2020 when she was arrested and accused of engaging in sexual relations with a boy, then 14. When questioned by Tyrone Borough police, Robinson allegedly said that she and the boy had dated, but she didn’t know his age. Police said the boy told them he and Robinson had been intimate three times and that he didn’t want to get her in trouble.

A Johnstown man is behind bars for allegedly setting his ex-girlfriend’s Ford Explorer on fire after she broke up with him. The owner of the vehicle spoke with police and said she had just gotten the Ford Explorer the day before the incident, and the only person she had problems with was 65-year-old David Yuhas, her ex-boyfriend. A neighbor had video proof of Yuhas setting the fire. When detectives spoke with Yuhas, he allegedly admitted to them several times that he set the fire, noting that he wasn’t in the right mind due to her breaking off the relationship with him.

A Newry mobile home sustained extensive smoke damage in a Tuesday evening fire. No injuries were reported. The fire was quickly contained. Firefighters cleared the scene in about two hours.

Pennsylvania lawmakers say they are looking to create a state gas tax holiday to help drivers offset the rising cost of gasoline. The tax holiday would lower gas prices per gallon by around 57-cents.  Pennsylvania has some of the highest state gas taxes in the country.