LOWER MOUNT BETHEL TWP., Pa. -

A restaurant waitress is fortunate to be alive after police said she was struck by a stray bullet while on the job Friday.

The waitress, whose name has not been released, was working on the deck of the Riverside Bar and Grille on Route 611 in Lower Mount Bethel Twp., Northampton Co., when she was hit in the back by the bullet.

The victim was transported to Easton Hospital, where she was last reported to be in good condition, police said.

The bullet that hit the waitress appears to be a .22 caliber, said police, who were not sure where it came from.