Thursday, October 5, 2017

Teen Dies After Being Struck By Vehicle Wednesday Afternoon

A teen that was struck by a vehicle Wednesday afternoon in Shenandoah has died.

Just after 5:00pm Wednesday, emergency crews were called to a motor vehicle accident located North Gilbert Street and West Centre Street that involved a pedestrian on a bicycle.

According to police, the accident occurred when Scott Ort, 13,  road his bicycle down a hill into the path of Kara Moser, 40, of Lansford on Centre Street. Ort was taken to the hospital and later flown to Lehigh Valley-Cedar Crest where he died overnight.

Ort was reported to have suffered severe head trauma.

No charges are pending against Moser.