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5-year-old boy killed in Clearfield County crash Tuesday night


Covington Township, PA – A 5-year-old boy from Altoona was killed in a crash Tuesday night, and two other juveniles and an adult were injured.

According to State Police in Clearfield, it happened Tuesday night, around 10:30 p.m. as a 31-year-old Altoona woman was driving an SUV with herself and three children on Rolling Stone Road in Covington Township, between Frenchville and Kylertown in Clearfield County.

Police say the woman swerved to avoid an object in the road when she lost control and struck a telephone pole.

The woman and two 10-year-old girls were all taken to Penn Highlands Clearfield for minor injuries.

The 5-year-old boy, however, died on the way to the hospital.

For the time being, their identities are not being given.

Click Here to read the online police report.