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Truck driver was drunk when he crashed into McDonald's drive-thru in Bentleyville, police say

Renatta Signorini
| Wednesday, May 2, 2018, 7:42 a.m.

A Texas man was arrested early Wednesday after state police said he was drunk when he crashed a tractor-trailer in Bentleyville, damaging a McDonald's, PNC Bank branch and a utility pole, among other things, according to a news release.

Scott Thomas Roberts, 49, was driving on Wilson Road at 2:15 a.m. when police said he crashed into the McDonald's drive-thru order station and entrance sign. The tractor-trailer pulled down wires attached to a utility pole and collided with a People's Gas line in front of a PNC Bank building, according to Trooper Michael Quinn.

It also crashed into a mailbox, height restriction poles and a sign in the PNC parking lot.

No one was injured, Quinn said.

Roberts is charged with four drunken-driving offenses and careless driving and reckless driving. He was being held in the Washington County Prison on $25,000 bail.

A May 18 preliminary hearing is set.

Renatta Signorini is a Tribune-Review staff writer. Reach her at 724-837-5374, or via Twitter @byrenatta.

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