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By RICK BOSTON
Staff Writer 

Icy Bridge Causes Christmas Eve Crash; Fire Co. Urges Winter Driving Caution

 

December 30, 2021

Photo courtesy of Friendship Volunteer Fire Co.

A frozen bridge caused the driver of this truck to lose control and crash into a building along Woodbury Pike in McKee on Christmas Eve.

A Christmas Eve crash in McKee damaged a building and sent a stark reminder that roads can get slick without warning and to use caution when traveling over bridges because they freeze before road surfaces.

Rescue crews from Roaring Spring were called out at around 2:30 a.m. when a pickup truck driven by Brandon E. Mowery, 34, of Claysburg, lost control while traveling over the bridge on Route 36, McKee, and crashed into a building at 8320 Woodbury Pike, causing severe damage to the building and vehicle.

According to Friendship Volunteer Fire Company Assistant Chief James Musselman, Mowery...



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