Police locate truck believed to be involved in Lower Southampton hit-and-run

- Authorities say they have located a truck believed to be involved in a hit-and-run that killed one and injured another in Lower Southampton Township Monday night. According to authorities, they identified a person of interest in the investigation and are currently working on locating that person. 

Police say both teens were crossing street road and Philmont Avenue Monday night around 8 p.m. when they were struck by a pickup truck. Both were taken to the hospital and the 19-year-old woman who was struck succumbed to her injuries on Tuesday.

READ MORE: 19-year-old woman dies following hit-and-run in  Lower Southampton

Lower Southampton Police Chief John Krimmel says the driver of the truck had pulled over after striking the teens 

Police had been searching for a 1992-1997 Ford F250 pickup truck with red and silver, or red and white in color. The truck is believed to have had a ladder rack on it, and a broken passenger mirror and passenger headlight.

Investigators say they received a large number of tips during their investigation.

The female victim, who has not been identified by name, was only described a recent graduate of Bensalem High School.

 

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