UPDATE 3:30 p.m. — Route 322 has been reopened after the deadly crash earlier today.
State Police in Clearfield reported that the car started to leave the road when the driver swerved to correct himself but the car began to slide sideways across both lanes and hit a tree.
The passenger, Samantha Marchetti, 28, of Clearfield, was pronounced dead on the scene by the Clearfield County Coroner.
The driver, Andrew Wolfe, 31, of Cumberland, MD, was transported to UPMC Altoona.
PHILIPSBURG, Pa. (WTJA) — The Deputy Coroner has been called to the scene of a crash on Route 322 between Philipsburg and West Decatur.
The Deputy Coroner has confirmed that there is one dead from the car crash.
Hope Fire Department updated everyone in a Facebook post by reporting that Fire Police are set up at the Bigler light and Sheetz in Philipsburg detouring truck traffic via I-80. Local traffic can utilize Old Route 322/Old Erie Pike between Adler’s Market and West Decatur.
The road closure may last several hours, they stated.