Police: Man struck, killed by vehicle

CLEARFIELD — A 77-year-old Clearfield County man was killed Thursday night while attempting to remove a dead deer from the road.

State police at Clearfield said Saturday that they have identified a 19-year-old woman believed to be driving a Ford Focus that struck and killed Boyd R. Shirey, Morrisdale, along Deer Creek Road, just south of Fawn Lane in Graham Township.

Police said the crash occurred about 9:30 p.m. when Shirey was struck in the northbound lane of travel. The impact of the crash sent the vehicle into a grassy area off the eastern side of the road, then the driver fled, traveling north, state police at Clearfield said. The Morris Township Fire Department, Wind­burne Fire Depart­ment, Moshannon Valley EMS and Coroner Michael Morris also responded to the crash site.

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