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Man struck by vehicle in East Deer store parking lot

| Wednesday, Oct. 4, 2017, 1:33 p.m.
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A Tarentum man was transported to a local hospital Wednesday after he was hit by a vehicle in the parking lot of the Sheetz convenience store in East Deer.

Police said the man, whose injuries were not life-threatening, was hit while he was putting air in his tire and was bent over.

The accident happened around noon at the Sheetz, located at the intersection of Crawford Run Road and Freeport Road.

The vehicle that hit him was next to the air pump at the gas station.

The driver stopped immediately after the accident, East Deer police Chief John Manchini said.

The man was up and walking around after the accident.

Manchini said the incident is being considered accidental, and no charges will be filed.

No other details were immediately available.

Mary Ann Thomas and Emily Balser are Tribune-Review staff writers.

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