Brockway Teen Slams Vehicle into Tree in Knox Township

KNOX TWP., Pa. (EYT) – Police say a Brockway teen lost control of his vehicle and slammed into a tree on Knox Dale Road on Saturday evening.

According to Punxsutawney-based State Police, the crash occurred around 8:22 p.m. on Saturday, September 25, on Knox Dale Road, in Knox Township, Jefferson County.

Police say 18-year-old Gannon M. Kesterholt, of Brockway, was operating a 2008 Ford Ranger traveling south on Knox Dale Road and reportedly traveling too fast for conditions going around a right curve in the roadway when he lost control of the vehicle. The vehicle then traveled off the eastern berm and struck a tree.

Kesterholt was not using a seat belt; however, he was not injured in the crash.

Zimmerman’s Towing also assisted at the scene.

Kesterholt was cited for a speed violation.


Copyright © 2021 EYT Media Group, Inc. All rights reserved. Any copying, redistribution or retransmission of the contents of this service without the express written consent of EYT Media Group, Inc. is expressly prohibited.

Comments are temporarily closed. A new and improved comments section will be added soon.