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Woman Dies In Pedestrian Accident

By Jamie Peter
Published On: Aug 25 2011 01:39:13 PM CDT
Updated On: Nov 07 2010 06:10:58 AM CST
CATASAUQUA, Pa. -

A 61-year-old woman is dead after being struck by a vehicle Friday night.

Calls for help came in just after 7:00 p.m. Friday for an accident in the 400 block of Race Street.

Police said Gertrud Kuhnash was trying to cross the street when she was hit by a car.

She was taken to St. Luke's Hospital where she was pronounced dead.

A section of Race Street, near the accident scene, was closed as crews worked at the scene.

Police said they are still investigating the incident.