Lackawanna Co. coroner seeking family of man struck and killed while crossing street

The Lackawanna County coroner is asking the public for help to find the next of kin of a man who has recently died.

The coroner says 62-year-old Christopher Sharpe, of Carbondale, was crossing Brooklyn street in Carbondale Wednesday around 6:15 a.m. when he was hit by a vehicle.

Sharpe later died at the Geisinger Community Medical Center.

Officials say his death was ruled accidental. Carbondale Police are investigating.

The coroner’s office is seeking information on next of kin for Sharpe. Please contact the coroner at 570-963-6100 or rowlandt@lackawannacounty.

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