An 87-year-old Allentown man who formerly served on Allentown City Council has died of injuries he suffered after being hit by a car last week.

The Lehigh County coroner's office said Watson Skinner of 934 N. 19th Street died Tuesday morning at Lehigh Valley Hospital-Cedar Crest.

His death was caused by closed head injuries from the accident, which occurred around 1:30 Dec. 13 at the intersection of 19th and Green streets in Allentown.

The death was ruled an accident.

The coroner's office and Allentown Police are investigating the accident.