COVINGTON TOWNSHIP, CLEARFIELD COUNTY, Pa. (WTAJ) — A 5-year-old Altoona boy has died from injuries related to a crash in Clearfield County Tuesday night.
According to police, the operator of the vehicle, a 31-year-old female, swerved to miss an object on the roadway and lost control, striking a utility pole.
The 5-year-old was pronounced dead prior to arriving at the hospital, according to police.
The driver and two other passengers, both 10-year-old girls, were transported to Clearfield Hospital for minor injuries.
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Crews responded to the scene of an SUV crash on Tuesday night that left one flown to a hospital for severe head trauma and three others taken to Clearfield Hospital for injuries.
Police report that at around 10:30 p.m. Tuesday Night, an SUV with three juveniles and one adult was driving on Rolling Stone Road when they hit a telephone pole.
State Police have been investigating the crash and say they will have more information later on Wednesday.
Karthaus, Morris Township, and Covington Township Fire Crews all responded to the scene.
Moshannon Valley EMS responded as well.