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Car slides into Exeter creek, driver taken home by passer-by

By Caroline Sweeney ,

Wednesday, January 15, 2014

EXETER Police are investigating what caused a car to slide off the road and into a creek Tuesday around 9:30 a.m.

Stephen Lutz, 41, of Exeter, was taken to his house by a passer-by before being taken to Reading Hospital and Medical Center in West Reading to be examined, police said.

According to police, Lutz was driving his silver sedan east on Route 562 when it left the roadway, traveled approximately 100 yards, and landed in Owatin Creek.

The cause of the crash is still under investigation.