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Pedestrian, 60, Fatally Struck By Driver In Whitehall Township

A pedestrian was fatally struck by a driver at the Whitehall Township and Allentown City line Wednesday evening.
A pedestrian was fatally struck by a driver at the Whitehall Township and Allentown City line Wednesday evening. Photo Credit: Whitehall Township Police Department

A pedestrian was fatally struck by a driver at the Whitehall Township and Allentown City line Wednesday evening, authorities said.

Edwin Rodriguez, 60, was pronounced dead at Lehigh Valley Hospital, Cedar Crest nearly 40 minutes after the crash on North 7th Street near Sumner Avenue in Whitehall Township around 5:55 p.m., according to the Lehigh County Coroner's office.

A white SUV with front-end and hood damage was stopped near the scene, local police told LehighValleyLive.

An autopsy will be performed on May 7 to determine the cause and manner of death.

The Whitehall Township Police Department did not immediately return Daily Voice's request for comment.

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