Police: Pa. man crashed car after seeing spider in his lap

Dew droplets are seen on a spider and it's web in Wednesday, Oct. 3, 2012, Newtown, Pa. (AP Photo/Mel Evans)

Police say a Pennsylvania man crashed his car into a utility pole because he thought there was a spider in his lap.

Ephrata Township police didn't release the name of the man involved in the crash about 2:30 p.m. Friday.

Police say the man escaped injury, but his vehicle had to be towed.


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