Pedestrian struck by car on Route 61 in Leesport

LEESPORT, Pa. - A 41-year-old man was struck by a car while trying to cross Route 61 in Berks County, police said.

The accident happened around 6 p.m. Friday in the area of Route 61 and Apple Street in Leesport.

Initial reports from the scene were that the man may have suffered a head injury, but officials have not provided any information about the extent of injuries.

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