Lancaster County man killed by hit & run driver

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Orlando Ortiz

PENN TOWNSHIP, Pa. — A 21-year old man was struck and killed by a vehicle in Lancaster County Saturday night.

Northern Lancaster County Regional Police say Dominic Stitely was walking near his home along the 1900 block of Locust Grove Road, in Penn Township just before 8 p.m., when he was hit.

Witnesses told officers the driver fled the scene. He has since been identified as 37-year old Orlando Ortiz of Lancaster. Ortiz was arrested Sunday and charged with one count of Criminal Homicide. He was taken to Lancaster County Prison.

An autopsy will be performed on Dominic Stitely on Monday morning, to confirm his exact cause of death.

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