Mercer County man hit by car, killed while getting mail

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It happened shortly after 6 p.m. on Perry Highway in Sandy Creek Township

SANDY CREEK TWP., Pa. (WKBN) – A Mercer County man was hit by a vehicle and killed Friday night after checking his mail.

It happened shortly after 6 p.m. on Perry Highway in Sandy Creek Township.

That’s when Pennsylvania State Police say a vehicle struck 46-year-old Aquilla David Yoder, who was returning to his home after checking the mailbox.

Yoder was pronounced dead on the scene.

A police report states that the road was dry and there were no street lights in the area.

Police say no charges are pending against the driver of the vehicle.

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