Fatal pedestrian accident in Bethel Township

Pennsylvania State Police report that a female pedestrian died after injuries suffered when she was struck by a vehicle in Bethel Twp. on Jan. 19 at 6:20 p.m.

The collision occurred as Brain Donnal McInroy, 53, of Mechanicsburg, was traveling west on Interstate 78 in Bethel Twp. As he approached the area of mile marker 16.4, he struck the female pedestrian identified as Linda M. Dutton, 64, with his 2013 Chevrolet Avalanche. Police are investigating the location of the pedestrian and vehicle at the time of the crash at this time.

Dutton was transported by Bethel Ambulance to Reading Hospital, but died in transit as a result of injuries sustained in the crash.

Pennsylvania State Police are still investigating the accident.