PARADISE TOWNSHIP, MONROE COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU) – A pedestrian was struck by a vehicle causing the victim to lose their life, Sunday afternoon.
According to a release from Pennsylvania State Police Stroudsburg, the victim has been identified as Allan Johnson, 80, of Hackettstown, New Jersey.
According to Trooper William Jenkins of the Pennsylvania State Police in Stroudsburg, the fatal crash occurred on Paradise Valley Road around 1 p.m. No word as to where Johnson was on the road or the cause of the crash at this time.
Both the body and car have been cleared. The incident was not a hit-and-run.
“The call came into out station that there was a crash on Paradise Valley Road, just south of 715. I’m not exactly sure who called in the crash, but it was noted that the driver did remain on scene as well,” Trooper Jenkins said.
The road was closed but has since reopened according to PSP Stroudsburg.
The Monroe County Coroner was on scene along with Pocono Mountain Fire Department assisting the Stroudsburg Police.