No Injuries in Dump Truck Crash on Route 449

ULYSSES TWP. – An Eldred man escaped injury in a dump truck crash on Route 449 on Thursday, June 23.

Police say 31-year-old Steven C. James was operating a 1999 Mack truck, approximately one mile north of Route 6, when he swerved to the right to avoid a vehicle stopped in his lane. Police say James was unable to stop in time, veered to the right, hit a guardrail and then went down over an embankment.

The truck suffered disabling damage in the crash and was towed from the scene.

Police say James will be issued a warning for driving too fast.

Galeton Fire, Medic 6, PennDOT and Portville Trucking all assisted at the scene.


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