Mercer Man Charged In Crash That Damaged Franklin Man’s Car

February 20, 2013
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State Police in Butler County have charged a Mercer man after they say he was driving without his lights on and hit a car driven by a Franklin man.

Troopers say 21 year-old Spencer Upton was also heading south on the northbound lane of Route 8 near Route 58 in Harrisville when the collision occurred.

The Franklin driver was identified as 21 year-old Cory Specht.  The collision sent Specht’s car sailing into a yard.  Specht and a female passenger both escaped without injuries.

Troopers say charges against Upton will include driving under the influence.

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