Gas Worker Killed in Tioga County Crash

ROARING BRANCH – A New Jersey man was killed Thursday morning during a crash on Route 14 in Tioga County near the Tioga County-Lycoming County border.

Tony S. Pirylis, 33, of Burlington, was a passenger in a gas company utility truck driven by 32-year-old Ralph E. Dailey, Jr., of Andrews, N.C.

Police say the men were traveling north when, for unknown reasons, the truck the left the highway and slammed into a tree.

Pirylis was pronounced dead at the scene by Tioga County Coroner Dr. James Wilson.

Dailey was taken to Williamsport Regional Medical Center and later flown to Geisinger Medical Center in Danville. His current condition is unknown.

Both men were wearing seatbelts at the time of the accident.

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