Police Release Details of One-Vehicle Crash in Toby Township
According to Clarion-based State Police, the accident happened around 1:32 p.m. on Sunday, March 21, on Henry Road in Toby Township, Clarion County.
Police say 71-year-old Ruth E. Devore, of East Brady, was operating a 2018 Ford Edge, traveling south on Henry Road, when the vehicle drifted off the right side of the road to avoid colliding with a deer.
As the vehicle drifted right, the driver did not realize she had left the roadway. The vehicle then struck a street sign, continued straight, rode up onto a guide rail for a bridge, and traveled another 15 feet on the guide rail before coming to a final rest on the rail facing north, according to police.
Devore was using a seat belt and was not injured.
The vehicle was towed from the scene by Cornman Towing.
Devore was cited for a traffic violation.
PSP Clarion released the above report on Wednesday, April 7, 2021.
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