Driver accused of masturbating while driving

Charges are pending against a New York man who reportedly masturbated while driving in Benner Township, according to state police at Rockview.

The incident occurred at about 11:50 a.m. April 28. That’s when the driver of a dump truck on Interstate 99 in Benner Township observed the driver of a 2002 Mazda 626 pleasuring himself while driving, state police said. The witness followed the car as he contacted state police. Both vehicles were traveling northbound on the road. Troopers then conducted a traffic stop on the vehicle, police said.

Police did not name the suspect in the report, but identified him as a 24-year-old from Red Hook, N.Y.