CORNPLANTER TOWNSHIP, Pa (KDKA) – Fire crews were on scene and residents were evacuated after a side-by-side crashed and hit a gas line in Venango County.

According to Pennsylvania State Police Franklin, the crash happened early Saturday morning just before 3:45 a.m.

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The rider was driving in the woods on a gas line road near the intersection of Route 8 and Harper Road, state police say.

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The operator lost control, according to the report, and hit the gas line. The crash caused it to burst.

State police say the Cornplanter Fire Department responded. Residents within a 5-mile radius were evacuated.

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Police did not say if anyone was injured in the incident.