A pedestrian was struck by a car in Schuylkill County and flown to a Lehigh Valley area hospital. State police at Schuylkill Haven said the accident occurred about 5:36 a.m. on Sunday, Feb. 17, along SR61 at Uniersity Drive, in North Manheim Township.
Troopers identified the pedestrian as Joshua Rivera, 19, of Philadelphia. He was flown to Lehigh Valley Hospital, Salisbury Township, by Medevac helicopter. The driver was identified as Richard Mattes, 54, of Frackville, driving a 1995 Chevrolet Aveo.
Troopers did not give any details of the accident only to note the investigation is continuing.