Man drives into yard full of people in Lewis Township, North’d Co.

LEWIS TOWNSHIP – No injuries, but a man faces multiple charges after driving his dump truck into a yard full of people. Milton state police say the incident occurred September 9 just after 11:30 p.m. on Gearhart Road in Lewis Township, Northumberland County.


Troopers say Clyde Rishel of Muncy drove through approximately 10 people who were in the backyard of his property. There were children included in the crowd. Police say he was intoxicated at the time.  No one was injured. Rishel is charged with a DUI, recklessly endangering, disorderly conduct, and a summary of traffic violations.

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