Man sentenced for fake money

Man sentencedfor fake money
PITTSBURGH -- An Enon Valley man was sentenced to 15 months in prison followed by three years of supervised release and ordered to pay restitution on his convictions of making counterfeit money.
Gerald Calvin Murberger III, 19, of 1681 Mount Jackson Road, was sentenced last week in U.S. Federal Court in Pittsburgh.
According to information presented to the court, Murberger, along with Jeremiah Zane Bish, made $1,230 in counterfeit money Sept. 27 and 28, 2000. They then divided it, and some money was given to another person, Jamie Leigh Smith, to spend.
The three passed the counterfeit currency at various businesses in the New Castle area.
Bish was sentenced to 15 months in prison on Sept. 21. Smith was placed in a pretrial diversion program for 12 months in lieu of further prosecution.
Crash injures one
NEW CASTLE, Pa. -- A city woman was in fair condition this morning at Allegheny General Hospital in Pittsburgh with injuries suffered when her car crashed into an empty school bus and a tree.
Police said Carol R. Thomas, 54, of Cleland Mill Road, was traveling east on Pa. Route 317 in North Beaver Township at 2:05 p.m. Friday when her car sideswiped a school bus in the oncoming lane on a curve and then crashed into a large tree, police said.
Noga Ambulance and North Beaver Township Volunteer Fire Department transported Thomas to Mohawk Area School District grounds, where she was flown by medical helicopter to AGH.
No other injuries were reported.
Girl dies of injuries
YOUNGSTOWN -- A 13-year-old Cortland girl died Saturday night in St. Elizabeth Health Center of injuries she suffered when she was struck be a vehicle in Mecca last week.
The Ohio State Highway Patrol in Southington said Nita K. Oliver of state Route 46 was crossing that road in the 7300 block at about 7:15 a.m. Wednesday when she was hit.
Carla Phelps, 26, of Cortland was driving north on Route 46 and swerved but was unable to avoid hitting the girl.
The accident is under investigation.
Woman killed in wreck
COITSVILLE -- A 60-year-old Girard woman died Sunday in a head-on collision with a pickup truck on state Route 616.
The Ohio State Highway Patrol in Canfield said Nellie Fox of Patricia Drive was southbound in a Chevrolet Cavalier about 2:25 p.m. when the northbound GMC pickup truck of Michael O'Dell, 29, of state Route 305, Fowler, slid across the center line into her lane.
O'Dell was uninjured.
The accident is under investigation.
Charged after accident
WARREN -- A 31-year-old Homewood Avenue S.E. man has been arrested on charges of driving under the influence, driving under suspension and driving left of center.
Police say the man was southbound on North Road Saturday around 10:47 p.m. when he crossed the center line and struck a vehicle driven by Steven Pavick, 40, of Bristolville, then careened into another car driven by Jodi A. Macina, 33, of Warren.
Macina was not injured. The driver who's facing charges was treated at Forum Health Trumbull Memorial Hospital. Pavick and his passenger, Marian Pavick, 50, also of Bristolville, were treated at St. Joseph Health Center.