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Police ID Victim, Driver in Giant Parking Lot Accident

Lower Saucon Township Police say Dorothy Zesch, of the township, struck Laurette Sauter, of Springfield Township, in the parking lot of the Giant Food Store at 1880 Leithsville Road on Feb. 13.

Police have released the name of the motorist who allegedly struck a pedestrian in the parking lot of the Giant Food Store in Lower Saucon Township Feb. 13.

According to a Lower Saucon Police Department press release issued Monday, Dorothy Zesch, of the 1800 block of Felicity Lane, Lower Saucon Township, was the driver who struck Laurette Sauter, of the 3500 block of Buckwampum Road, Springfield Township, at approximately 4:21pm.

Police said that upon officers' arrival at the scene, "(Sauter) was lying in the parking lot and when EMS arrived she was transported to St. Luke's Hospital."

Zesch was issued a traffic citation for careless driving following the incident, police said.

At least one other pedestrian accident is reported to have occurred in the same supermarket's parking lot within the last two months.

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