Drunken driving charged after truck hits Mercer County house


MERCER COUNTY, Pa. - State police in Mercer County said a man failed to stop at an intersection along state Route 58 and hit a house on Saturday, causing severe damage to the home.

Police charged James J. Ford III, 33, of Mercer, with drunken driving. Police said he was driving west on District Road and did not stop when he reached the intersection with Route 58 in Delaware Township.

His pickup truck hit a parked truck, a parked trailer and then the house on Mercer Road, police said.

Ford and a passenger were taken to UPMC Horizon hospital in Greenville.

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