Reading police are investigating a fatal accident involving a snowplow and a pedestrian. Credit: Google Images
A 72-year-old man was struck and killed by a snowplow while walking along a street in Reading, Berks County, during the region's most recent snowstorm.
The fatal accident happened a little before 11:30 a.m. Monday near North 6th and Penn streets, 6ABC Action News reported. The victim, who has not been identified, was rushed to a city hospital, where he was pronounced dead a short time later.
Reading police are investigating the incident. An autopsy is scheduled for Tuesday.
The Reading Public Works Department has not commented.