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Police seek witnesses to fatal pedestrian crash on Rt. 222

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BROWNSTOWN, Pa. (WHTM) -

Police in Lancaster County are looking for witnesses to a fatal pedestrian crash in West Earl Township.

Township police said 66-year-old John O. Rineer Jr., of Ephrata, was hit by a car Thursday night on Route 222 North.

Rineer pulled over near the bridge over the Cocalico Creek after something fell from the trailer he was pulling.

As he walked onto the roadway to remove the lost item, he was struck by a car driven by a New Jersey woman shortly before 8:30 p.m., police said.

Police said a man pulled over and got out of his car to get something that fell from the trailer he was pulling. When he stepped into the road, he was hit by a car driven by a New Jersey woman.

He died at Lancaster General Hospital.

Anyone who may have seen the crash is asked to call West Earl police at 717-859-1411.

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