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Man, 73, struck by car, killed while walking to mailbox

Published On: Apr 24 2012 08:00:00 PM EDT   Updated On: Mar 04 2013 02:55:53 PM EST

A man was struck by a car and killed while walking across the street to his mailbox early Wednesday morning, police said.

State police say a 73-year-old man died after he was hit by a car while crossing a street. They say Ferdinand Jacker was trying to cross Old Route 22 in Greenwich Township to check his mailbox, when he was struck. It happened around 4:45 this morning in the 12 hundred block of Old 22. State police closed part of the road while they were on scene.