Local Man Cited Following Hit-and-Run Crash
According to police, around 11:45 p.m. on January 9, a hit-and-run crash occurred on Cherry Road in Fairview Township, Butler County.
Police say 35-year-old Robert L. Ashbaugh, of Rimersburg, was operating a 2009 Chrysler Town and Country minivan, traveling eastbound on Cherry Road when his vehicle went off the roadway to the north and struck the mailbox of a residence, then continued east and struck a utility pole stability cable.
It is unknown if Ashbaugh was using a seat belt. No injuries were reported.
The vehicle was towed from the scene by Rumbaugh’s Towing.
Ashbaugh was cited for duty to give information and render aid.
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