Fatal Accident – Mercersburg

MERCERSBURG – A pedestrian was killed after being struck in Peters Township along Lemar Road a little after 9pm Thursday night.

The victim, identified as John Stottlemeyer, 77, of Mercersburg, was walking, facing traffic, along the side of the roadway when a northbound vehicle struck the victim who was thrown 60 feet. The driver of the vehicle has been identified as Anthony Smith also of Mercersburg. Strottlemeyer was pronounced dead at the scene.

The accident is under investigation.