Local Man Injured in Rollover Crash on Route 8 in Cornplanter Township

| March 17, 2023

CORNPLANTER TWP., Pa. (EYT) – State Police in Franklin released the details of a rollover crash that occurred on Route 8 in Cornplanter Township last Saturday morning.

According to Franklin-based State Police, this crash happened at 8:48 a.m. on Saturday, March 11, on State Highway 8, in Cornplanter Township, Venango County.

Police say 33-year-old Nicholas A. Felix, of Oil City, lost control of his 2007 Chevrolet Silverado after he passed two vehicles and was re-entering the northbound lane.

The vehicle traveled off the east side of the roadway and traveled approximately 156 before rolling over.

It then struck a bush and came to final rest on a nearby property.

Felix suffered minor injuries and was transported to UPMC Northwest by Cornplanter Volunteer Fire Department.

Felix was not using a seat belt.

According to police, Felix was charged with a traffic violation.

PSP Franklin released the above report on Thursday, March 16, 2023.

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Jacob Deemer is a reporter for EYT Media Group, who is based out of Venango County. He started his career as a sports writer for a local newspaper before contributing to TheHockeyWriters.com as a beat writer for the Pittsburgh Penguins. He has spent over 5 years covering sports, crime, and local news in Venango, Clarion, and Jefferson Counties.
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