Man Charged with Prohibited Texting After Crash

A man has been charged with texting while driving after his car crashed into a utility pole and hit several mail boxes Friday night.

Police say 25-year-old Jacob Moate of Emporium was driving on Pine Tree Road in Cameron County at about 9:30 p.m. when his car left the road, hit the pole, rolled onto its roof and hit the mail boxes before landing on its roof.

Moate wasn’t hurt but the car had significant damage and had to be towed from the scene.

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