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Motorist loses brakes, crashes into house in Montgomery County

August 31, 2010
Updated 11:23 p.m.
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A Johnstown woman suffered a head injury Tuesday after losing brakes on her car and slamming into a house.

Anna V. Biel, 31, of 140 Cable Rd., was traveling south on Switzer Hill Road, which ends at state Route 5 at a steep decline, when she experienced brake failure, struck a grate in the road, went airborne, spun around and struck the house, according to the Montgomery County Sheriff's department.


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