Coroner, Police Investigating Pedestrian Death
Frederick Hossler, 34, of Northampton was struck on Schantz Road parking lot in Upper Macungie Township on Aug. 21, dies from blunt force trauma.
The Lehigh County Coroner's office said the cause of death of Frederick Hossler, 34, of Northampton was blunt force trauma to the abdomen and pelvis due to an industrial pedestrian accident on Aug. 21.
The coroner said Hossler was pronounced dead at 6:30 p.m. Aug. 29 at Lehigh Valley Hospital-CedarCrest from his injuries. The manner of the death has been ruled an accident.
The coroner's office said Hossler, who worked for Ehrlich Pest Control, was struck by a tractor-trailer in the parking lot of 6974 Schantz Road in Upper Macungie Township at approximately 1:51 p.m. on the 21st.
The matter is still under investigation by the coroner's office and Berks-Lehigh Regional Police and the Occupational Safety and Health Administration.