A 57-year-old Lehigh Valley man was killed in a crash involving a dump truck, authorities confirmed.
The dump truck collided with another vehicle and hit a traffic sign support post near East 4th Street and Emery Street in Bethlehem just before 1:20 p.m. on Thursday, June 9, authorities said.
Front seat passenger David Polczer, 57, of Bethlehem, died from blunt force trauma at St. Luke’s Hospital about an hour after the crash, according to a release from the Lehigh County Coroner’s Office.
Meanwhile, the area was shut down for several hours, causing major delays, DailyVoice.com reported.
The crash remains under investigation by the Bethlehem Police Department.
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