Fatal pedestrian crash in Schuykill county

Washington Township, Pa. (WHTM)- One person is dead after Pennsylvania State Police say a vehicle traveling westbound on route 895 hit a pedestrian around 1 o’clock Sunday morning.

Fifty-three-year-old John Anthony Kocher of Tremont, Pa. was walking in the eastbound lane near Covered Bridge Road when a truck struck and killed him.

Kocher was pronounced dead at the scene by a Schuylkill County Deputy Coroner.

This is an ongoing investigation.

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