Police Release Details of Suspected DUI Crash That Injured Local Man in Elk County

HORTON TWP, Pa. (EYT) – Police say a Jefferson County man was injured in a suspected DUI crash that occurred late last month in Elk County.

According to police, around 5:03 a.m. on May 31, a one-vehicle crash occurred on Rattlesnake Road near Bundy Settlement Road in Horton Township, Elk County.

Police say 20-year-old Hunter L. Vroman, of Reynoldsville, was operating a 2008 Ford Focus traveling north on Rattlesnake Road when he attempted to pass another vehicle just before a left curve. When he attempted to return to the northbound lane, he failed to observe the left curve ahead and was unable to successfully negotiate it. The vehicle then went off the right side of the road, into a grassy area, and struck a utility pole.

Vroman was wearing a seatbelt.

He suffered injuries of unknown severity and was transported to Penn Highlands DuBois by Brockway Area Ambulance Service.

The vehicle sustained disabling damage and was towed from the scene by D&T Towing.

Horton Township Fire Police and West Penn Power also assisted at the scene.

Police say the crash is being investigated as a suspected DUI.

Vroman was also cited for careless driving.

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