80-Year-Old Pedestrian Killed by SUV

Bethlehem police say 80-year-old woman died of her injuries at St. Luke's University Hospital after she was struck by a vehicle on W. Broad Street.


An 80-year-old woman died of injuries suffered when she was hit by a vehicle in the 200 block of W. Broad Street Friday night, Bethlehem police said.

The woman was not identified in a release issued by Bethlehem Police Chief Jason Schiffer shortly after midnight.

The accident happened at 8:30 p.m. and the woman was taken to where she died, Schiffer said. Police, the Bethlehem Fire Department and city Emergency Medical Services all responded to the scene.

The Express-Times reported that a silver Jeep Liberty with a crumpled hood was stopped at the intersection of W. Broad Street and Second Avenue and looked as if it had halted in the middle of a turn.


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