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Christopher Murphy Jr. pleads guilty to homicide by vehicle

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Published On: Apr 08 2014 08:54:19 AM CDT
Updated On: Apr 08 2014 11:56:46 AM CDT

Man pleads guilty to vehicular homicide

ALLENTOWN, Pa. -

A Bucks County man entered a guilty plea in connection with a fatal accident in Lehigh County last year.

Christopher Murphy Jr. pleaded guilty Monday to homicide by vehicle.

Police said Murphy was driving a car that hit and killed an 85-year-old pedestrian.

The accident happened on May 23, 2013, as Helen Kemmerer crossed Kings Highway in Upper Milford Twp.

Murphy's sentencing will be in May.