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MEDIA RELEASE
Crash Investigation
19SC11789
August 13, 2019

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State College Police were assisted at the scene by Boalsburg Fire Company and Centre Life Link EMS.

On Monday 8/12/19 at approximately 8:59pm, State College Police were dispatched to a car vs bicycle crash on Shingletown Rd near Mountain Rd. Upon arrival it was determined that a 16-year-old Boalsburg male was riding a bicycle and was struck by a Subaru SRX driven by 21-year-old Zachary Broome of State College. The crash occurred after sunset on a road with no street lighting. The bicycle did not have any required lighting on it at the time of the crash. The 16-year-old male was flown by Life Flight from the scene due to his injuries to UPMC-Altoona. Alcohol and/or drug use are not suspected by Broome. As of the time of this press release, the condition of the 16-year-old is still critical.

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.

View this release on the borough’s website.