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Man dies after being hit by vehicle after accident

READING, Pa. - A man who was struck by another car after a minor two-car accident has died of his injuries.

The accident happened around 11:30 p.m. Wednesday on the Warren Street Bypass (Route 12), near the Schuylkill Avenue interchange, in Reading.

The Berks County coroner's office said Jorge Rodriguez Cintron, 26, of Reading, died around 6:30 Thursday night at Reading Hospital. The cause and manner of death are pending. No autopsy is planned.

The occupants of the two vehicles that were involved in the minor accident were standing on the highway when Cintron was hit by another vehicle, police said.

The highway was closed for several hours while investigators reconstructed the accident.


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