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Whitehall man killed in Allentown accident

Wednesday, August 1, 2018 by The Press in Police Log

Lehigh County

A Whitehall Township man was killed July 23 in a motor vehicle accident involving a pedestrian in Allentown.

According to reports, Philip J. Cyriax, 54, was crossing the roadway on foot in the area of 1033 Airport Road at approximately 8:57 p.m. when he was struck by a vehicle. He was pronounced dead at approximately 9:20 p.m. at St. Luke’s Hospital, Bethlehem, by the Lehigh County Coroner’s Office.

According to the coroner, the cause of death was multiple blunt force trauma due to a motor vehicle accident involving a pedestrian. The manner of death was ruled an accident.

The Lehigh County Coroner’s Office is investigating the incident with the Allentown Police Department and Lehigh County District Attorney’s Office.

See obituary on Page A4.