89-Year-Old Man Escapes Injured in One-Car Crash on Route 428, Oakland Twp.

| February 28, 2016

Police LightsOAKLAND TWP., Pa. (EYT) – According to Franklin-based State Police, a one-car accident occurred on State Route 428, south of Mitchell Road, in Oakland Township, Venango County.

Police say around 12:43 a.m. on February 24, 89-year-old Walter Turner, of Franklin, was traveling north on Route 428 and encountered a deer on the roadway. He was unable to avoid the deer, and his 2014 Subaru Legacy impacted it with its front end. The car came to a rest a short distance from the initial impact in the northbound lane facing approximately north.

Turner was using a seat belt and was not injured.

Oakland Volunteer Fire Department and Community Ambulance Service assisted at the scene.

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