Driver killed in single-vehicle crash on Route 378 in Bethlehem
A male driver was killed Sunday afternoon in a single-vehicle accident along Route 378 in Bethlehem, city police said.
Bethlehem Police Capt. Tim Cooper confirmed the fatality in the accident, which happened shortly after 2 p.m., but couldn’t immediately provide information about what led to the crash. A witness reported it appeared the driver was operating a white work van that overturned.
The Lehigh County Coroner’s Office said the driver pronounced dead at 3 p.m. by deputy coroner Andrew Kehm.
Route 378 was shut down for several hours between between the Eighth Avenue and Main Street exits as authorities investigated the accident. Sunday’s fatal accident remains under investigation by the Bethlehem Police Department and Lehigh County Coroner’s Office.
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