Car crash kills Julian man

PHILIPSBURG — A Julian man died late Saturday night after the car he was riding in struck a tree near Philipsburg.

Renny Baney, 41, was pronounced dead at the scene of the accident by Centre County Coroner Scott Sayers, according to a press release received Sunday.

Baney was a passenger in the car involved in the accident on the 2300 block of Casanova Road in Rush Township.

The Centre Daily Times reported that emergency crews were called to the scene of a vehicle crash with injuries at 11:40 p.m. at the above location.

An autopsy is scheduled for today. State police at Rockview are also investigating the crash.

More information about the crash, including the condition of the driver and any other passengers in the car, has not been released.

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