Police: Man, 79, dies after pickup truck slams into eatery

Submitted by truck crash lawyer, Jeffrey Hark.

ALLENTOWN, Pa. (AP) — Authorities say a 79-year-old man is dead after his pickup truck crashed into an eastern Pennsylvania restaurant.

South Whitehall Township Police Chief John Christman says the crash happened just after 12:30 p.m. Sunday when the Palmerton man lost control, sideswiped two vehicles, hit a utility pole and slammed into the side of Norma J’s Restaurant.

The Lehigh County Coroner’s Office says Norman Wisser was pronounced dead at the scene about a half-hour later. An autopsy is scheduled for Monday.

The restaurant wasn’t open at the time of the crash.

No one else was injured in the wreck.

Originally published here by njherald.com.

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