Morgan Zalot

Woman Dies of Gunshot Wound in Driveway of Lehigh Valley Home

A woman died in the driveway of a Lehigh Valley home overnight after someone shot her, authorities said.

Police responded to the home, on Pinecrest Lane near Willow, in Lower Macungie Township, about 1 a.m. Tuesday. When they arrived, they found the woman lying in the driveway of a home on the block, according to authorities.

Doctors pronounced the 46-year-old woman dead a short time later at Lehigh Valley Hospital, according to the Lehigh County Coroner's Office. The coroner ruled her death a homicide and said she died of a gunshot wound to her body.

The woman's identity has not yet been released. An autopsy is set to be performed later Tuesday morning.

State Police and the Lehigh County District Attorney's Office are investigating the circumstances surrounding the woman's killing.

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