Driver flown to Altoona hospital after pulled from wreckage

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INDIANA COUNTY, Pa. (WTAJ) — A driver from Cherry Tree, Pa. was flown to the UPMC Altoona hospital after rolling his car and needing mechanical pulled from the wreckage.

The driver, a 41-year-old male, was driving a Ford Ranger on State Route 219 on July 23 when he left the roadway in a curve and overcorrected, crossing the double yellow lines. After fishtailing, the Ford left the road and continued nearly 60 feet before hitting a health facility sign.

The Ford then went airborne for about 25 feet before crashing on a hill and rolling onto its roof.

The driver was mechanically extricated and flown to UPMC Altoona for serious injuries. The Ford Ranger was towed from the scene.

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