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Traffic flagger struck by vehicle, killed in Schuylkill County

Traffic flagger killed in Schuylkill County

MAHANOY TWP., Pa. - Officials say a man directing traffic was killed in Schuylkill County Thursday.

It happened around 12:50 p.m. Thursday on Morea Road near Route 54 in Mahanoy Township.

Police say 66-year-old William Hoffman of Pottsville was in the roadway controlling traffic because of nearby roadwork.

Police say he was struck by a minivan driven by 67-year-old Cathy Ann Moss of Barnesville.

Hoffman died at the scene.

Police say Moss was not hurt and was wearing a seatbelt.

The crash is currently under investigation.

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