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Palmerton man killed in crash in Washington Township

WASHINGTON TWP., Pa. - A Carbon County man died after his vehicle hit a tree in Lehigh County.

Robert Heffelfinger, 79, died from head injuries in the crash, according to the coroner's office.

It happened around 8:15 a.m. Thursday in the 2900 block of Mountain Road in Washington Township.

The coroner ruled his death an accident.

The Lehigh County coroner's office and state police are investigating the crash.

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