Pedestrian Dead After Being Struck by Vehicle


One man is dead after being struck by a vehicle in Schuylkill County.

Ralph Geist, 63, of Pine Grove was killed after being hit by a truck Thursday morning on Chapel Drive.

State police said a pickup truck that was traveling on Chapel Drive in Pine Grove Township tried to avoid Geist who was allegedly in the center of the road.

Geist was hit by the truck and died at the scene.

The driver of truck was not injured.

Police are still investigating the crash.


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