Semi wreck closes South Newton Street

From Local Sources

DUBOIS — A Wednesday night semi-versus-ditch mishap forced a temporary closure of South Newton Street.

Dennis S. Borisik, 23, Denver, Pennsylvania, was northbound on South Newton Street in a 2007 Peterbilt semi when the 10:45 p.m. accident occurred north of Hochgesang Avenue, according to the Jasper Police Department.

Borisik told police he did not see a curve in the road. The semi exited the east side of South Newton Street and wrecked into a ditch.

Police shut down South Newton Street between Church and Hochgesang avenues from 11:50 p.m. to 12:53 a.m. while the scene was cleared.

The wreck totaled the Peterbilt, according to Jasper police.

A Stork Service Center wrecker assisted.

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