Venango County Man Injured in Motorcycle Crash on Route 208
According to Clarion-based State Police, the accident happened around 3:54 p.m. on Friday, September 11, on Route 208, just south of Papa Lane, in Elk Township, Clarion County.
Police say 57-year-old Richard R. King, of Reno, was operating a 2004 Kawasaki Vulcan, traveling south on Route 208 at a high rate of speed, when he crossed the double yellow line. The motorcycle crossed the opposite lane, then went over the fog line, and hit a ditch before entering a field on the east side of the road. The motorcycle came to a final rest approximately 300 feet into the field.
Clarion Hospital Ambulance transported King to Clarion Hospital for injuries to his right leg.
He was cited for a traffic violation.
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