Pennsylvania State Police Troop T – Somerset is investigating a Hit and Run Fatal Motor Vehicle Crash that occurred on the Pennsylvania Turnpike (I76) at mile post 109.8 Eastbound, which is just prior to the Somerset Exit 110, in Somerset Township, Somerset County on Monday January 04, 2021 at approximately 1804 hours.
Two (2) pedestrians, 1 male and 1 female were attempting to cross both Eastbound travel lanes at this location and return to their disabled vehicle that was located on the left shoulder near the center concrete barrier.
While attempting to cross the travel lanes on foot the 30-40 year old female was struck by an unknown vehicle that fled the scene and continued Eastbound on the PA Turnpike.
The female died from her injuries. No description is available of the striking vehicle.
The striking vehicle likely sustained front end, front corner and/or mirror damage.
Any persons with information on this incident are asked to call the Somerset Station at 814-445-9606 and speak to a Trooper Brandon Miller or anonymously contact the Pennsylvania Crime Stoppers Toll Free at 1-800-4PA-TIPS (8477) or online at https://www.p3tips.com/tipform.aspx?ID=107
All callers to Pennsylvania Crime Stoppers remain anonymous and could be eligible for a CASH REWARD for information that leads to an arrest, the solving of a crime/cold case or the location of a wanted person/fugitive or missing persons.
All information is accurate as of Release Date.
Media Release #2885