Fatal Hit and Run Accident - Update

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On Saturday October 10th 2020 the Harrisburg Police were dispatched to the 1300 block of Herr St for a report of a male in a motorized wheelchair that was struck by a motor vehicle. Upon arrival officers located the male, who was suffering severe injuries as a result of being struck. The male was transported to a local hospital, but was later pronounced deceased as a result of his injuries. 

The motor vehicle that struck the male, described as a early 2000's silver Toyota Avalon with a black front bumper (actual striking vehicle in image), had fled the scene after striking the male. The striking vehicle also had a sunroof. It is believed that the striking vehicle will now have extensive damage to the front passenger side of the vehicle, to include headlight and bumper. 

Anyone with information on this incident is asked to contact the Harrisburg Police at 717-558-6900, and ask to speak to a Traffic Safety Officer. Tips can also be submitted on the CRIMEWATCH website. 

UPDATE:

The victim has been identified as 66 year old Harrisburg resident Anthony Williams.

The striking vehicle has been located and the driver has been identified. The investigation is ongoing at this time.

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Saturday, October 10, 2020 - 4:30pm

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HC-20-021124

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