Police: Emlenton Man Crashes Car into Telephone Pole While Reaching for Cell Phone
Police say this crash occurred around 12:33 p.m. on Sunday, June 12, on State Route 58, East Main Street, east of Mill Street, in St. Petersburg Borough, Clarion County.
According to police, 60-year-old Mark A. Conner, of Emlenton, was traveling east on State Route 58 in St. Petersburg Borough, in a 2009 Nissan Maxima and negotiating a right curve in the roadway. Conner was reaching for his cell phone when he went off the right side of the road and struck a telephone pole. The vehicle came to a final rest in a ditch off the right side of the roadway.
Conner was using a seat belt and was not injured.
He was charged with careless driving, according to police.
PSP Clarion released the above report on Thursday, June 16, 2022.
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