Police Say Driver Showed Signs Of Impairment


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RURAL VALLEY BOROUGH (KDKA) — A child was injured after a truck crashed into a house in Armstrong County early Sunday morning.

It happened just after 2 a.m. in the 200 block of West Main Street in Rural Valley Borough.

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According to state police, a 23-year-old Rural Valley man was driving east on West Main Street when he crashed into a parked vehicle on the side of the road. The driver tried to regain control of his truck, but he went off the side of the road and crashed into a house.

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An 7-year-old girl inside the home was hit by debris when the vehicle crashed into the room the child was in. The girl suffered a minor back injury.

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Police say the 23-year-old man showed signs of impairment and was taken to a local hospital for a blood draw.

Charges are pending based on the lab results.