Man Killed in Pine Township Accident

PINE TOWNSHIP – A 68-year-old Clearfield man, George B. Pearson, was killed in a single-vehicle accident at 8:50 p.m. Thursday on state Route 153 near Smith Road in Pine Township, reported the Clearfield-based state police.

Pearson was wearing his seatbelt at the time of the accident. His pick-up truck sustained severe damage. He was pronounced dead at the scene by the Clearfield County Coroner.

Pearson was traveling northbound on SR 153. He crossed over into the southbound lane and struck the west embankment. At that point, his pick-up truck overturned several times.

State police were assisted by the Clearfield Fire Department, Clearfield Ambulance and PennDOT.

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