Driver Crashes Car After Seeing Spider on Lap: Police

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

Police say the man was driving on E. Burkholder Drive in Ephrata Township around 2:30 p.m. Friday when he "thought he saw a spider on his lap and panicked and lost control of the vehicle."

Ephrata Township police didn't release the name of the man involved in the crash.

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

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