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Pa. police pepper spray exercise goes awry


By Rob Wheary and Mallory Szymanski
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MOUNT CARMEL TOWNSHIP, Pa. — Sandra Pelus was sitting on a marble bench in her Diamondtown backyard Monday night when, out of nowhere, she started itching and "burning all over," her eyes and nose began to run, and an overwhelming pain entered her chest.

"It was probably the worst experience of my life. I thought I was going to die," she said by phone Wednesday afternoon.

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