Thursday, July 19, 2018

Bicyclist Dies After Being Struck By Vehicle in Kline Township

A bicyclist died late Wednesday after being struck by a vehicle in Kline Township.

According to Kline Township Police, the crash occurred earlier Wednesday on Kelayres Road in Kline Township, right outside of Kelayres when Thomas Barletta, 64, was riding his bicyclist along the road and crossed into the path of a vehicle.

Barletta was taken to Lehigh Valley Cedar Crest where he later died Wednesday evening.

The crash has been ruled an accident with Barletta's cause of death being listed as the result of multiple traumatic injuries.

The crash is still under investigation by police, and anyone who witnessed the crash is asked to contact Kline Township Police at (570) 929-2354.