Cumberland Times-News

October 15, 2013

Everett, Pa., woman struck by car, killed on U.S. Route 220

Victim attempting to slow traffic when hit by pickup

From Staff Reports
Cumberland Times-News

— BEDFORD, Pa. — An Everett woman died of injuries late Monday when she was struck by a vehicle on business Route 220 in Bedford township, Pennsylvania State Police said.

Trooper Michael McCullough reported a vehicle had just struck a deer on U.S. 220 near Sawblade Road before the occupants got out of the vehicle to remove the animal from the roadway.

Police said Glenda Riley, 57, of Everett, had entered the roadway in an attempt to get traffic to slow down when she was struck by a Chevrolet Silverado truck operated by Timothy Baumgardner, 46, of Manns Choice.

Riley was pronounced dead at the scene by Bedford County Chief Deputy Coroner Rusty Styer, police said.

Baumgardner was not injured in the 11:08 p.m. incident, police said.

Police said Baumgardner observed Riley in the roadway, attempted to slow and then swerved to the left. However, his vehicle struck Riley in the southbound lane.

The investigation is continuing, police said.