Truck hits Car in Galeton after losing Brakes

GALETON – No one was injured in an accident that happened in Galeton on Thursday, January 27 at 11:06 am.

According to police, 47-year-old Robert Rice Jr., of Galeton, was traveling down the hill on Route 6 just before West Street in Galeton, when his brakes failed.

Rice, who was attempting to slow down due to a tractor trailer turning up ahead, attempted to circumvent the accident by turning onto West Street, but instead struck a 1995 Oldsmobile Achieva, driven by Peter Anthony, 53, of Galeton.

Galeton Fire Company assisted State Police at the scene.

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  1. mike says:

    Doesn’t give any info on what was he driving?

  2. admin says:

    Sorry, Mr. Rice was driving a 1992 Dodge Dakota pickup, according to police reports. Not sure why it didn’t make it in the article.

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