Police seeking help in vehicular homicide investigation

Pennsylvania State Police are asking people for help in finding the vehicle and driver involved in a hit and run homicide that happed in October of 2018 in Concord Township.

On Wednesday, Oct. 3, 2018, at approximately 9:45 p.m., troopers from the state police Media barracks were dispatched to the area of Route 202 northbound in the area of Pyle Road, for the report of a pedestrian struck in the roadway.

Upon arrival, troopers located the deceased victim on the right shoulder of the road.

Investigation revealed the striking vehicle to be a platinum white, 2009 – 2010 Ford Edge in an SEL or Limited trim level. This vehicle is believed to have sustained damage to its right front end and had an inoperable right headlight as a result of the collision. The vehicle may no longer have the mentioned damaged and attempts may have been made to alter the vehicle’s original appearance.

After striking the victim, the vehicle proceeded to make a U-turn at the intersection of Route 202 and Naamans Creek Road, then continued to flee southbound on 202 into Delaware. The last known location of the vehicle was southbound Route 202 in the area of Powder Mill Road in New Castle County.

Any persons with information regarding this incident or the vehicle being sought are asked to contact the Pennsylvania State Police, Media Barracks, Criminal Investigation Unit at 484-840-1000 and ask to speak with Tpr. Matthew Smith, or call Pennsylvania Crime Stoppers toll-free at 1-800-4PA-TIPS (8477), or report online here.

All callers remain anonymous and could be eligible for a cash reward.


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