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December 31, 2012

Police Log: Dec. 31, 2012 — Personal-injury accident

KEENE — Two people were injured in a one-car accident Saturday evening.

According to State Police based in Wilmington, Galo Stanko, 62, of Rochelle Park, N.J.,was driving east on State Route 73 in the Town of Keene at 4 p.m. when he lost control of his vehicle on the snow-covered road, causing the automobile to roll over.

Sharon Ivory, 51, of Teaneck, N.J., had been sitting in the front passenger seat at the time of the accident and had to be extracted from the vehicle by Keene and Keene Valley fire and rescue squads.

She was transported to Elizabethtown Community Hospital with a head injury, believed to be a concussion, police said.

A passenger in the vehicle, 28-year-old Rafaelia Perez of Brooklyn, was transported to the same hospital with bumps and bruises.

Information regarding Perez and Ivory’s medical conditions was not available Sunday.

Police said Stanko was issued tickets for failure to keep right and having inadequate tires with insufficient tread.

— Complied by Staff Writers Ashleigh Livingston and Denise Raymo

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