FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
On December 3, 2019, at 5:04 PM, The State College Police responded to the 800 block of South Atherton Street for a report of a pedestrian who was struck by a vehicle. The pedestrian was a 28 year old International Penn State Student who appeared to be crossing Atherton Street from Logan Avenue in a westbound direction. The pedestrian sustained severe blunt force trauma and was airlifted to UPMC Altoona. The striking vehicle was a Subaru Forester which was operated by a 90 year old State College man. The vehicle was travelling in a southbound direction. Alpha Fire Company and Centre Lifelink assisted with the scene. The roadway was shut down for approximately two hours.
We are urging anyone who may have information regarding this incident to contact the State College Police Department at (814) 234-7150, by email or submit an anonymous tip through our website.
Lt. K.C. Robb #3280