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A Winter Weather Advisory is in effect for the entire region through Monday afternoon. Snow, some heavy at times will work through the region over the next 24 to 36 hours.  Looks like even into Tuesday some snow showers may linger.  Accumulations are likely and in some cases may exceed 5 to 9" across parts of the region.  Look for some colder air to move in for the beginning of the week as well with temperatures in the 20s for highs. 


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5 killed in SUV, motorcycle crash with local ties to our area


Witnesses are calling it a horrific accident that happened Just near the Maryland border.

Investigators said it left five people dead and another seriously hurt with ties to our area.

The crash happened Saturday in Washington Township, near the Maryland state line.

We're told Gordon Smith of Johnstown was involved in that accident and his wife, Marjorie Smith, was driving the SUV and was one of those killed. He's in a Hagerstown Hospital and expected to survive. He is a school board member for Westmont and a committee member for Memorial Medical Center. We're told he has a concussion and a few broken bones.

David and Michelle Russell, Douglas Hoffer, Jr., and Colleen Nesbitt were also killed in that crash.

Investigators said the SUV crossed the center line and hit the one of the motorcycles. The accident remains under investigation.

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Edgar Snyder

Washington Times