Two pedestrians hit by car in downtown State College

A driver hit two pedestrians Sunday at the intersection of South Allen Street and East College Avenue, police said.

According to police, Steven Panczner, 21, of State College, was turning left from College to South Allen at about 12:30 p.m. when he struck Ashley D’Alessandro, 18, of State College, causing her to fall into Lia D’Alessandro, 15, of Doylestown. Both were crossing within the crosswalk.

The younger D’Alessandro complained of pain in her neck, upper back and shoulders, police said. She was taken by ambulance to Mount Nittany Medical Center with her mother.

Panczner was cited for improper/careless turning, police said.