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Police: Ship Bottom Beach Patrol vehicle hits two Pennsylvania girls; driver charged with reckless driving

A Ship Bottom Beach Patrol vehicle struck a pair of teenage girls from Pennsylvania who were laying on the New Jersey beach a little after 1 p.m. on Saturday afternoon, local authorities said on Facebook. The incident occurred at the 26th Street Beach of the Ocean County town, which is located on Long Beach Island.

The girls’ names were not provided, but Ship Bottom police said that the victims were a 14-year-old female from Fleetwood, Berks County and a 15-year-old female from Leestwood. The two girls were taken to Jersey Shore Medical Center in Neptune City, Monmouth County where they were treated and eventually released from the hospital.

The driver of the vehicle, 22-year-old John Purdon of Barnegat, Ocean County, was charged with reckless driving pending a court date.

The town also issued a statement on its Facebook page on Saturday to send well wishes to the two female victims

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Driver killed, passenger injured after car hits tree in Anderson County, coroner says

Driver killed, passenger injured after car hits tree in Anderson County, coroner says

Happened around 11:59 p.m. Friday


One person was killed and another was injured after the car they were in crashed into a tree in Anderson County, according to the coroner.Greg Shore, the Anderson County coroner, says the accident happened around 11:59 p.m. Friday on I-85 North near mile marker 6.The chief deputy coroner says Brian Owens, 35, and a passenger were driving north when Owens lost control of his vehicle, drove off the highway, and struck a tree.Owens was pronounced dead at the scene. The passenger was transported to AnMed Health, where they were treated for non-life threatening injuries.The coroner’s office and Highway Patrol are investigating the accident.

One person was killed and another was injured after the car they were in crashed into a tree in

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Ford’s first-quarter China vehicle sales down 35% as coronavirus hits demand

FILE PHOTO: The Chinese national flag flies on the roof of a Ford car dealership in Beijing, China October 11, 2018. REUTERS/Thomas Peter

BEIJING (Reuters) – Ford Motor Co (F.N) said on Thursday that its China vehicle sales in the first three months this year fell 34.9% from a year earlier to 88,770 units, as the novel coronavirus epidemic hit demand in the world’s biggest auto market.

The Dearborn, Michigan-based company said, however, all its dealers in China had resumed work and its sales in March had returned to 75% of the same period last year.

In China, Ford makes cars through Jiangling Motors Corp Ltd (JMC) (000550.SZ), in which it has a stake, and a joint venture with Chongqing Changan Automobile Co Ltd (000625.SZ).

Ford has been trying to revive sales in China after its business began slumping in late 2017. Sales sank

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