By Lucas Wood
KLINE TOWNSHIP, Pa. -- Yesterday morning, a local bicyclist was hit by a car while riding his bicycle up the Kelayres road, right outside of McAdoo.
Kline Township Police Chief, John Petrilla says that the rider died from his injuries.
The Lehigh County Coroner’s Office said 64 year old Thomas Barletta, was pronounced dead at Lehigh Valley Hospital-Cedar Crest, just before 6PM.
The cause of death was the result of multiple traumatic injuries sustained in the crash and the manner of death was ruled an accident.
Township Police say it appears Barletta rode his bicycle into the path of a vehicle.
The crash remains under investigation by the coroner and police.
Anyone who witnessed the collision is asked to call Kline Township Police at 570-929-2354.