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Pedestrian dies after crash in Luzerne County

A 35-year-old man died after he was hit Thursday night while walking along Route 11 near Hunlock Creek. The driver was also hurt.

HUNLOCK TOWNSHIP, Pa. — A pedestrian died and a driver was injured in a crash in Luzerne County.

Police say a 71-year-old man was driving on Route 11 between Shickshinny and Hunlock Creek when he hit a pedestrian around 8:30 p.m. Thursday. 

The coroner said John McElwee, 35, of Plains Township, died from his injuries.

The driver was also hurt in the crash in Luzerne County.