Man killed, hit by tree during storm

From staff reports

RENOVO — A Philadelphia man who was camping with friends along the West Branch of the Susquehanna River in East Keating Township died Saturday during a thunderstorm.

Elmer Stoltzfus, 40, of Parkesburg, Pa., was at a campsite with multiple friends when a tree to fell on him, state police at Lamar reported.

Clinton County Coroner Zach Hanna pronounced Stoltzfus dead at the scene.

The accident occurred at about 4 p.m. Saturday as a storm swept through the area, causing the large tree to fall on Stoltzfus, Hanna said.

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