Pedestrian struck, killed by car on Route 13 in Bristol

SkyFOX was over the scene of a fatal accident involving a pedestrian in Bucks County early Friday morning.

The crash occurred on Route 13 near Beaver Street in Bristol around 6 a.m.

According to police, Hilbrand Wesselius,46,was found deceased at the scene. The driver of the vehicle involved remained at the scene.

The investigation revealed that the victim was crossing Route 13 north of the intersection out of the crosswalk, according to police. Investigators say the driver whom was northbound had traveled through the green light--striking the victim.

The Bucks County Rescue Squad also responded to the scene. The Police Department was assisted by the Bristol Borough Fire Department and Fire Police, along with the Bristol Township Fire Police.

Anyone who may have witnessed the accident is asked to contact Sgt. Faight at 215-788-7813 ext 2429.