A federal judge in Pennsylvania has dismissed a lawsuit accusing Kevin Clash, the puppeteer known for his work as the voice of Sesame Street's Elmo, of child sexual abuse.
It was the fifth of five lawsuits filed against Clash. Three other were dismissed by a judge in New York, and one was voluntarily withdrawn.
The lawsuit was filed by a man who accused Clash, a Dundalk native, of engaging in a sexual relationship during visits to New York that began in 2004, when the man was 16.
U.S. District Judge Christopher Conner in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, dismissed the lawsuit on Thursday, ruling it had not been filed within the statute of limitations in New...