Pedestrian killed in Tioga County

MANSFIELD — A borough woman was hit by a vehicle and killed on Route 6 near Mansfield about noon Thursday, state police at Mansfield said.

Bernice Gruzlewski, 90, of Mansfield, “walked in front” of a vehicle traveling east at the 13,000 block Route 6 about noon, police said.

The driver of the vehicle, Larry Snyder, 70, of Wellsboro, swerved left in an attempt to avoid Gruzlewski but was unable to avoid hitting her, police said.

Gruzlewski was pronounced dead at the scene by the Tioga County deputy coroner, police said.