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Motorist charged for destroying trucker's cell phone during road rage incident

A truck driver in Derry Borough, Pennsylvania had his cell phone destroyed during a road rage incident involving a motorist on March 2nd.

The encounter: The event unfolded at approximately 3 p.m. when a motorist, identified as 30-year-old Marshall Dolfi, aggressively stopped his vehicle in front of the semi and confronted the truck driver.

Beyond the argument: According to TribLIVE, the truck driver began recording the altercation, prompting Dolfi to grab his phone, smash it to the ground, and toss it over an embankment before fleeing the scene.

  • The truck's cameras captured Dolfi's SUV cutting across lanes and his subsequent aggressive behavior.

Aftermath: Days later, authorities located Dolfi, who admitted to not handling the situation well, although he denied breaking the phone. His driver's license had expired just prior to the incident.

  • Dolfi is now facing charges and was held on $25,000 bail.
  • He previously served 18 months on probation for simple assault and had been ordered to attend anger management classes.

Next steps: A preliminary hearing for Dolfi is scheduled for March 21.

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