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Accident in Upper Mount Bethel

Fire police kept W. Bangor Road in Upper Mount Bethel township closed Friday while volunteers searched the woods for Nicholas T. Spearman, 29, who fled after crashing his Mitsubishi Eclipse into a wooded area around 2:15 a.m. The search was called off at about noon after volunteers failed to locate him. The car, which split in two, was hauled away on two tow trucks. TRACY JORDAN/THE MORNING CALL