BERKS COUNTY, Pa. (WHTM) — A pedestrian was struck and killed in a hit-and-run crash that occurred Sunday night in Berks County.
According to a public information release from the Pennsylvania State Police (PSP), the vehicle driven by the suspect was traveling southbound on Powder Mill Hollow Road in Earl Township. The vehicle struck the victim, who was on the right side of the road, around 10:30 p.m., according to PSP, and then continued south on Powder Mill Hollow Road without stopping.
The suspect was driving a 2008-2012 red Jeep Liberty, PSP said. Police said the vehicle was located on Monday night and was in police custody awaiting processing. The driver was interviewed Monday evening, police said, but the investigation was still active.
A passing motorist reported the incident Monday morning, Oct. 24, at 8:16 a.m., police said.
Police ask anyone with information to contact PSP Reading at 610-378-4011.