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Pedestrian Killed in Lewis Road Crash

Teen driver crossed onto other side of roadway and fatally struck woman in Limerick, police said.

A female pedestrian was killed Monday afternoon when she was struck by a vehicle on N. Lewis Road in Limerick.

According to Police Chief William Albany, a green Ford Focus traveling northbound on N. Lewis Road had crossed into the southbound lane "for unknown reasons" and struck a woman wearing jogging clothes before striking a utility pole and sustaining heavy front-end damage.

The 18-year-old male driver of the Focus sustained what Albany called minor injuries and was transported to Phoenixville Hospital for treatment.

The male driver refused to give a statement or consent to a search of his cell phone, police said later Monday.

For more information on this story, visit the Limerick Patch.

Gary L. Shafer Sr. March 05, 2013 at 02:15 AM
So what ever he was doing he had to kill someone ????
pruckels March 05, 2013 at 11:57 AM
That text message sure wasn't more important than someone else's life, and now this kid is a murderer.

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