Pedestrian killed in crash on I-78 in Bethel

Victim identified as Linda Marie Dutton, 65, of Bethel

Posted: 12:19 AM EST Jan 20, 2014   Updated: 5:57 PM EST Jan 20, 2014
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A pedestrian was killed in a crash on Interstate 78 in Berks County on Sunday evening, state police said.

It happened around 6:20 p.m. at mile-marker 16.4 in Bethel Township, according to police.

Officials said a Chevrolet Avalanche driven by Brian McInroy, 53, of Mechanicsburg, was heading west on the interstate when he struck the pedestrian, identified by state police as Linda Marie Dutton.

Dutton, 65, of Bethel, was transported to Reading Hospital, but she died on the way as a result of the injuries she suffered in the crash, police said.