Bradford County, Pennsylvania (WETM) – A Pennsylvania State Police officer involved in the accident that killed a Troy School District teacher earlier this year has been on “administrative duties” while the investigation is ongoing.
Officer Michael Brown, who was involved in the incident The February 11 crash that killed Christine Woodward. A spokesperson for PSP Force F said he was working on administrative duties while the Pennsylvania Attorney General’s Office made decisions on the investigation.
Brown was involved in the car crash of Christine Woodward, 47, on Highway 6 in Sullivan Township late on February 11, according to PSP. Ms. Woodward’s car then caught fire, and Ms. Brown, who was commuting in her car while she was off duty at the time, tried to get her out of her car but was unable.
Woodward died at the scene of the accident.
Woodward was an elementary school teacher for 15 years. Janilyn Elias, Superintendent of Troy Schools, expressed the district’s grief over the loss of Mr. Woodward.
“To say she’s gone would be an understatement,” Elias said in February. “Anyone who spoke to her said she was like a surrogate parent to everyone here.
So when I said she was kind and generous, it was more than that. She was in games when others couldn’t and they knew she was there. I know people called her “Mr. Woodward,” but I think it was short for mom. “
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