Bellefonte man killed in crash Wednesday

STATE COLLEGE — Robert Bloom, 47, of Bellefonte, was killed in a two-vehicle crash Wednesday morning on Route 322, between the College Avenue and Elmwood Street overpasses, according to State College police.

Bloom was the driver of a vehicle that was struck by a car operated by an unnamed female driver from Willilamsport, who lost control of her car while westbound on 322 and crossed the highway colliding head-on with Bloom’s car.

Bloom was pronounced dead at the scene.

His 15-year-old son was a passenger in the car and was taken to Mount Nittany Medical Center, police said.

The other driver suffered minor injuries and was also transported to the hospital.

The accident remains under investigation. Anyone with information is asked to call police at 814-234-7150.

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