The State College Police Department investigated a serious traffic crash at the intersection of N. Atherton Street and W. Park Avenue on June 22, 2015 at 2:09pm. A motorized scooter, operated by Joel Reed, which was northbound on N. Atherton Street collided with a Mini Cooper automobile, operated by Kimberly Griffin, which was turning left onto W. Park Avenue. Witnesses reported that the light on N. Atherton Street had turned red just prior to the crash. Reed succumbed to his injuries and was pronounced dead at Mount Nittany Medical Center. Griffin was not injured. The investigation is continuing.
We are urging anyone who may have information regarding this incident to contact the State College Police Department at (814) 234-7150, by email or submit an anonymous tip through our website.
Officer C. Tooley #3220