UPDATE: Pedestrian Killed on 17 East

By Haley Burton
By Chelsea Bishop
By Suzanne Proulx

February 19, 2013 Updated Feb 19, 2013 at 10:51 PM EDT

Town of Barton, NY (WBNG Binghamton) A Sayre man is dead after being struck by a tractor trailer on New York Route 17 East early Tuesday morning.

Michael Naylor, 44, of Sayre, Pa was prounced dead at the scene.

The accident happened just after 2:30 a.m. Tuesday. Tioga County Sheriff's Office said Naylor was walking in the eastbound lane when the truck driver, Vincent Church, 42 of Binghamton struck him.

The accident closed a portion of 17 East for several hours. That portion was Exit 61 (NY-199) to Exit 62 (NY-282), the Waverly exit to the Nichols exit, according to the New York State Department of Transportation.

The accident is still under investigation.

Tioga County Sheriff's, Waverly Barton Fire, Greater Valley EMS, and New York State Police all responded.

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