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(Undated) -- Here is the latest news: Reading police say a pedestrian was hit by a vehicle Friday night. Former Reading Mayor Joe Kuzminski has died at the age of 94. Two of the three drivers who hit 68-year-old Robert Hatt last week on Route 422 in Robesonia have been identified by police.

>>Pedestrian Hit By Vehicle In Reading

(Reading, PA) -- Reading Police say a pedestrian was hit by a vehicle Friday night. They responded to Walnut and North Fifth streets around 9 p.m. and say at least one vehicle was involved. Authorities have not released any other information.

>>Former Reading Mayor Joe Kuzminski Dies At 94

(Reading, PA) -- Former Reading Mayor Joe Kuzminski has died at the age of 94. He was a member of the city council from 1960 to 1976 and served as mayor from 1976 to 1980. Kuzminski also served five years on the Reading Area Water Authority's board, beginning in 2008. He is survived by two daughters, and funeral arrangements are pending.

>>Police Identify Two Drivers Who Hit Man, Dog

(Robesonia, PA) -- Two of the three drivers who hit 68-year-old Robert Hatt last week on Route 422 in Robesonia have been identified by police. Investigators say Hatt and his dog may have been killed when they were first hit, but don't yet know. Police add the three vehicles that hit the two were not close together. Hatt fell while walking his dog.

>>LancasterMurder Victim Identified

(Lancaster, PA) -- Police inLancasterare searching for a suspect in the shooting death Friday night of 23-year-old Rolando Rivera. Rivera was found after being shot several times around 9:45 p.m. He was in the road in the 500-block of Third Street. Police say they believe Rivera had been targeted.

>>Canned Food Donation Gets Royals Ticket October 16

(Reading, PA) -- A canned food donation is good for a free ticket for preseason hockey in Reading. The Reading Royals say the donations will be accepted for the game against the Adirondack Thunder on Saturday, October 16th. The Royals did not play last year due to the COVID-19 pandemic. They are partnering with Helping Harvest with the canned food donations.


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