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Christopher Murphy Jr. pleads guilty to homicide by vehicle

His car hit and killed 85-yr-old Helen Kemmerer in Lehigh County last May.

ALLENTOWN, Pa. - A Bucks County man entered a guilty plea in connection with a fatal accident in Lehigh County last year.

Christopher Murphy Jr. pleaded guilty Monday to homicide by vehicle.

Police said Murphy was driving a car that hit and killed an 85-year-old pedestrian.

The accident happened on May 23, 2013, as Helen Kemmerer crossed Kings Highway in Upper Milford Twp.

Murphy's sentencing will be in May.

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