UNION, Pa. (CBS/AP) — A Pennsylvania state trooper shot and killed a man in Lebanon County after a struggle inside the man’s moving vehicle caused the trooper to be dragged, authorities said. The shooting occurred around 10:40 p.m. Sunday in Union Township, shortly after troopers responded to a report of a man violating a protection from abuse order.
Authorities say while troopers tried to arrest 40-year-old Andrew Dzwonchyk, of Jonestown, he started to drive his vehicle while a trooper was partially inside it. The trooper was briefly dragged and shot Dzwonchyk after unsuccessfully trying to subdue him with a Taser.READ MORE: WATCH LIVE: Viewing, Funeral Services To Be Held For Philadelphia Firefighter Lt. Sean Williamson
He was taken to the hospital but pronounced dead a short time later.READ MORE: Wildfire At Brendan T. Byrne State Forest Burns More Than 300 Acres
No other injuries were reported during the incident.
The name of the trooper who shot Dzwonchyk was not disclosed.MORE NEWS: Teen Girl Injured After Struck By Car In North Philadelphia
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