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Wednesday, September 24, 2014

Man Accused of Causing Crash is
Headed to McKean County Court

Charges against a man who grabbed a car’s steering wheel while another person was driving, causing a the car to hit a tree on South Avenue in Lewis Run have been bound to McKean County Court.

26-year-old Matthew Kline of Bradford was in an argument with 29-year-old Erica Lapp of Cyclone back in April when Kline allegedly grabbed the wheel, causing Lapp to lose control of the car. The car then traveled across both lanes of traffic, left the road and hit the tree.

Kline and Lapp both had to be flown to out of town hospitals following the crash.

He is charged with simple assault, recklessly endangering another person and careless driving.

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