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Man found dead along Route 283 near Manheim - abc27 WHTM

Man found dead along Route 283 near Manheim

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MANHEIM, Pa. (WHTM) -

Police are looking for the driver who struck and killed a man Tuesday night on Route 283 in Lancaster County.

Manheim Borough police said the body of 68-year-old Cristofaro Gambino was found on the outside berm of the westbound lanes, just west of Strickler Road in Rapho Township, at approximately 10:18 p.m.

It appears that Gambino had exited his vehicle, which was pulled to side of the road, and was struck by a vehicle that left the scene, police said.

Police said they believe the striking vehicle was dark in color, has moderate to severe front end damage, and is missing a rearview mirror and possibly a headlight.

The striking vehicle would have been westbound on Route 283 between 10:00 p.m. and 10:15 p.m.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Manheim Borough Police Department at 717-665-2481.

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