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Multiple people injured in Clarion crash with utility pole


Clarion, PA – Multiple people were injured in a crash on State Route 66 in Clarion last week.

36-year-old Brandon Franklin from Shippenville had been driving in Clarion last Monday when he lost control on a curve, exited the roadway, and struck a utility pole.

Franklin refused transport for his suspected minor injuries.

His passenger, 26-year-old Caitlynn Bowser from Shippenville, had serious injuries and was taken to Clarion Hospital. She had not been wearing a seat belt.

Two children were also in the vehicle and had possible injuries. Police do not give details on the ages of the children, only that one had been in a rear-facing car seat and the other in a front-facing car seat.

Franklin also faces charges for driving while his license was revoked or suspended.

Click Here to read the online police report. (You’ll need to scroll down to page 3 to see this specific report.)