Clipped From Indiana Gazette
Punxs'y man dies of injuries PUNXSUTAWNEY - Thomas R. Bowers Jr., 22, of Punxsutawney RD 6 died Sunday in Allegheny General Hospital, Pittsburgh, of injuries he received in a one-car crash. State police in Punxsutawney said Bowers was driving on state Route 3008 between Punxsutawney and Valier at 1:30 a.m. Friday when his car ran off the highway and hit a large tree. Bowers was alone in the car at the time and was trapped in the wreckage. He was freed from the car by Punxsutawney firemen and then transported to Punxsutawney Area Hospital where a helicopter landing zone was set up. He was then transported to Allegheny General Hospital by medical helicopter. Bowers was a 1989 graduate of the Jeff Tech School.