LEHIGH COUNTY, PA. (THECOUNT) — Margaret Rice, of Allentown, Pennsylvania, has been identified as the victim in a fatal Thursday vehicle crash in Lehigh County.

“Maggie” Rice, 66, was killed in a single-vehicle crash near Allentown Thursday evening.


According to reports, Rice was operating a vehicle on Lehigh Street near Wyoming Street in Allentown, when for unknown reasons, the vehicle crossed centerlines and exited the roadway around 4 p.m. Thursday. The vehicle then made contact with a utility pole.

Rice was transported to an area hospital where she was later pronounced dead of blunt force trauma injuries.

The cause of the crash remains under investigation.


Geo quick facts: Lehigh County is a county located in the Lehigh Valley region of the U.S. state of Pennsylvania. As of the 2010 census, the population was 349,497. Its county seat is Allentown, the state’s third-largest city behind Philadelphia and Pittsburgh – Wikipedia.