SOMERSET, Pa. (WTAJ) — State police have released the identity of a man that was hit and killed by a truck on Thursday in Somerset County.

UPDATE: State Police confirmed Dylan Michael Corey, 31, of Lower Burrell, died after being struck by a vehicle on the 1000 block of Tayman Road. An autopsy is scheduled for Friday.

According to the crash report, a 2016 Ford F250 Supercab was traveling north on New Centerville Road when it struck a 2019 Ram 2500 on the driver’s side.

Following the collision, Corey, who was standing at the driver’s side door of the Ram, landed on the grass next to the road. Police said he died from his injuries in the crash.

Route 281 (Tayman Road) is reopened and the scene is clear. State Police are investigating.


ORIGINAL: According to Somerset police, the crash happened on Route 281 (Tayman Road), closing all lanes between Neilan Road and Harrison Avenue. You are asked to avoid the area.

Details are limited at this time as police investigate the crash. There’s currently no word on how many were involved.

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