Woman Killed, Man Facing Charges

September 07, 2017 - 10:23 am

A 90 year old Tunkhannock woman was killed and a man is now facing charges. Police say Maxine Stroka was taking out the garbage at her home on West Tioga St. when she was struck by a vehicle. About two hours later 55 year old John Hanyen was taken into custody. A witness called police and told them she saw it happen. The man got out of his vehicle, got back in and took off but the witness was able to get a license plate number. Hanyen is in the Wyoming County Correctional Facility on various charges including DUI.

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