Tioga County Sheriff's deputies were called to the scene of a fatal motor vehicle accident close to 2:30 this morning along Rt. 17 in the town of Barton. According to the sheriff's department, Michel Naylor, age 44, of Sayre, was walking in the east bound lane of the highway when he was struck by a tractor-trailer, driven by Vincent Church, age 42 of Binghamton, N.Y. 

Naylor was declared dead at the scene.

Investigation is continuing. Look for additional details in tomorrow's web and print editions of The Review.