A Sayre man was killed on State Route 17 in Barton, N.Y. Tuesday morning after being struck by a tractor trailer.

According to the police, Michael Naylor, 44, died after being struck while walking on the highway at approximately 2:30 a.m. Tuesday.

The press release sent by the sheriff's office states Naylor was "walking in the east bound lane" when the incident occurred.

The tractor trailer which struck Naylor was operated by Vincent Church, 42, of 902 Colesville Rd. in Binghamton, N.Y.

Naylor was declared dead at the scene, and police say the investigation into the accident is continuing.

Assisting at the scene were the Waverly Barton Fire Department, Greater Valley EMS, and New York State Police.