Natural gas leak shuts down Johnstown road

Natural gas leak shuts down Johnstown road. ( Richland Volunteer Fire Department)

Nees Avenue was shut down for about two hours Saturday morning after a vehicle crashed into the Screaming Needle Tattoo & Body Piercing building in Johnstown.

According to dispatchers, the vehicle sheared the gas line, which caused the gas to leak.

Richland Township Volunteer Fire Department responded to the scene.

Officials said no injuries were reported and responders were able to stop the leak.

The road has since reopened, officials said.

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