Man faces DUI for riding drunk on lawnmower

Police arrested a Clearfied County man after they said they found him riding his lawnmower drunk on a road in Woodward Township early Saturday evening.

State police at Clearfield were called to a report of an intoxicated man riding a lawnmower on state Route 53 between Osceola Mills and Houtzdale about 6:30 p.m. Police said they found William Edward Krause, 45, of Ramey, riding his Craftsman II 14 HP lawnmower on Sterling Road in Woodward Township, Clearfield County. He was under the influence of alcohol, police said.

Krause was taken to Clearfield Hospital for a blood-alcohol test, police said. Charges against Krause are pending the results.