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Man hit, killed by truck in Mahoning Township

MAHONING TWP., Pa. - Police were on the scene of a fatal pedestrian accident in Carbon County Sunday night.

John Marcikonis Jr., 42, of Nesquehoning, was killed after he was hit by a pick up truck on Route 443 in Mahoning Township, according to police.

It happened near the Burger King just east of Mall Road around 10 p.m.

Officials said Marcikonis was walking in the traffic lane when he was hit.

The driver of the truck stopped and no charges have been filed, Mahoning Township police said.

The road was shut down for about two hours while police investigated.

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