Police: Shamokin driver was huffing when vehicle crashed through park plot
SHAMOKIN - Charges are pending against a city woman who allegedly was huffing while driving and drove into a lamppost, a trash can, two benches and a tree on a park plot on Market Street early Wednesday morning.
Krystal V. Seger, 26, of 46 N. Seventh St., was found by Patrolman Raymond Siko II in the driver seat of a gold Chevy sedan in the middle of the Market Street park plot at 5:42 a.m. Wednesday. According to police, Seger was holding a can of duster spray in her right hand. Seger was slumped over the steering wheel and appeared to be unconscious and not breathing, Siko reported.
The vehicle's doors were locked and because of the apparent life-threatening situation, police broke a window of the vehicle and administered emergency care to Seger.
Seger was taken by police to Geisinger-Shamokin Area Community Hospital where blood was drawn for chemical testing, police said. She was later released into the care of her mother at 46 N. Seventh St. police said.
Charges are pending and the investigation continues.
Assisting at the scene were Cpl. Darwin Tobias, Cpl. Jarrod Scandle, Shamokin Street Department Foreman Kevin Richardson, Shamokin Fire Bureau Chief Bruce Rogers, Shamokin Deputy Fire Chief Jason Zimmerman, Independence Fire Company, Shamokin Emergency Squad, AREA Ambulance, Shamokin fire police and Dave's Auto Body.