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CYCLE RIDER INJURED IN COLLISION WITH CAR

Saturday, June 22, 1996     Page: 6A

NANTICOKE -- A Nanticoke motorcyclist was injured in an accident at Kosciuszko and East Green streets about 3 p.m. Friday, police said.
    Stephen J. Nowak, 20, of Slope Street, Nanticoke, was driving his 1986 Honda XL 600 motorcycle on Kosciuszko Street when he struck a 1996 Chevrolet Lumina driven by Stephen Pajor, 79, of East Green Street, Nanticoke.
    Nowak was thrown over Pajor's vehicle and landed on the roadway.
    Nowak, who was wearing a helmet, was treated at and released from Mercy Hospital, Wilkes-Barre. Pajor was wearing a seat belt and was not injured.
    Pajor's vehicle sustained moderate damage but was driven from the scene. Nowak's motorcycle was heavily damaged.
    Police said the accident is under investigation and charges are pending against both men.
    Thief takes moneybag
    WILKES-BARRE -- A bag containing $1,075 was taken from Turkey Hill Minit Market, 544 N. Main St., police said.
    Herbert Vanschoik, an employee, reported the theft to police around 2 p.m. Friday.
    Vanschoik said he was busy in the store when the bag was stolen.
    Two claim neck pain after accident in W-B
    WILKES-BARRE -- Two people complained of neck injuries after a three-vehicle accident Friday on Wilkes-Barre Boulevard, in front of the former Stegmaier Brewery, police said.
    David Doroskiewicz, 23, of Page Avenue, Kingston, was traveling on Wilkes-Barre Boulevard in the right lane as traffic was moving slowly. He told police he turned his head and when he looked at the roadway again he saw that the traffic in front of him was stopped. He hit the rear of a vehicle driven by James Malarkey, 22, of Center Street, Courtdale. Malarkey's vehicle then struck the rear of a vehicle driven by Kim T. Dyslewski, 39, of Scott Street, Wilkes-Barre, which was also stopped in traffic, police said.
    Doroskiewicz and his passenger, Michelle Chocallo, 19, of RD 3, Wyoming, were not wearing seat belts, police said.
    Malarkey and his passenger, Laura Chocallo, 19, of RD 3, Wyoming, were wearing seat belts.
    Dyslewski complained of neck pains. She and her two passengers, Donna Dyslewski, 39, of Scott Street, Wilkes-Barre, and Ann Patridi, 62, of Liddon Street, Wilkes-Barre, were all wearing seat belts. The passenger in the rear seat also complained of neck pains. It was unclear which passenger that was.
    Police said nobody was taken to the hospital.
   
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