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Alburtis man dies from injuries from Thursday accident

Published On: Dec 06 2013 07:02:13 PM CST
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UPPER MACUNGIE TWP., Pa. -

An elderly man from Alburtis has succumbed to injuries he suffered in a car crash.

Lehigh County Coroner Scott Grim says 86-year-old Vito Scarna was involved in an accident Thursday evening on Route 100 near Weiler's Road in Upper Macungie Township.

Scarna died at the hospital Friday morning.

A news release from Upper Macungie Township Police indicated Scarna was a passenger in a vehicle struck at the intersection. State police said the striking vehicle entered the intersection against the red light. Police said the driver of the striking vehicle, John Haley of East Greenville, will be issued citations for traffic violations.