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Man faces charges in road rage incident on I-80

Police say Robert Cudworth fired a gun at another car's wheel.

JACKSON TWP., Pa. - A Lackawanna County man is facing charges after police said he fired at another car during a road rage incident on a Monroe County highway.

The incident happened around 1:30 p.m. Sunday in the westbound lanes of Interstate 80 in Jackson Township.

Police said 51-year-old Robert Cudworth of Moosic and the victim--a 34-year-old Clarks Summit man-- were involved in a road rage incident.

During the incident, police said Cudworth put a gun out of his driver's side window and fired it toward the victim's car while they were traveling side by side.

The shot hit the front right wheel of the victim's car.

Cudworth was arrested and charged with aggravated assault, simple assault and reckless endangering another person.

He was sent to Monroe County Prison after being unable to post $100,000 bail.

State police at Swiftwater are investigating the incident.

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