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Student Dies From Crash-Related Injuries


A Pennsylvania College of Technology student has died from injuries suffered in a traffic accident Sunday in Liberty Township, Bedford County.

Joel D. Morningstar, 22, of Saxton, was enrolled in the civil engineering technology bachelor-degree major. Previously, he earned an associate degree in surveying technology from Penn College.

Penn College flags will be lowered to half-staff, and a brick will be placed in his name on the Commemorative Walkway at the main entrance.

Counseling services are available to any Penn College student by calling the Counseling Office at (570) 327-4765.

The funeral was Wednesday morning at Raven Run Church of the Brethren, Saxton. Interment was in Bunker Hill Cemetery, Saxton.

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