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Pedestrian accident on Interstate 78 kills female

Lehigh County

A 29 year-old female was killed in an accident Christmas evening on Interstate 78.

At 20:45 Lehigh County dispatched Medic 62 and Fogelsville Fire 8 to Interstate 78 eastbound at mile marker 54 between Route 309 and Hamilton Boulevard for the accident with ejection.

When Chief 8-01 signed on the radio responding Lehigh County gave him additional information that included 3 cars involved and 1 person ejected from a car then struck by another car.

The female from the Trenton, New Jersey area died a few hours later at the hospital.

Photos by Mike Nester.