Man cited for hitting gas pump, fleeing the scene


A Canton man has been cited after allegedly backing into a gas pump and fleeing the scene, according to Pennsylvania State Police in Towanda.

State Police say Gabriel Barnett, 21, of Canton struck a diesel pump at the Pump N Pantry on Springbrook Drive around 2:30 a.m. on Jan. 26, 2019.

Police say the pump detached from the cement base when it was struck and the driver fled the scene without notifying employees. Barnett was later identified by Police as the driver of the 2010 Chevrolet Silverado that struck the pump.

Barnett was charged for causing an accident involving damage to an unattended vehicle or property.

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