Lower Paxton Township woman dies after being struck by vehicle, police investigating

DAUPHIN COUNTY, Pa.– UPDATE (May 3): After reviewing surveillance footage and interviewing witnesses, police no longer believe that the driver of the white SUV was involved in the deadly pedestrian crash.

Police are still seeking to identify the driver, in the case that they witnessed the crash.

The driver of the striking vehicle has been identified, and it was found that he remained on scene after the crash, negating it as a hit-and-run incident.

The crash remains under investigation.

UPDATE (8:00 a.m.): A Lower Paxton Township woman is dead after being struck by a vehicle.

On April 29 around 9:20 p.m., police were dispatched to the 4200 block of Union Desposit Road for a reported crash.

While en route to the scene, police were notified that the crash involved a struck pedestrian.

Upon arrival, police found an unconscious woman laying on the shoulder of the westbound travel lanes of Union Deposit Road.

The woman, later identified as 42-year-old Bianca Filippelli, was pronounced deceased at UPMC-Community General Osteopathic Hospital.

After speaking to witnesses, police learned that a white SUV was in the area at the time of the crash, but do not know if it was involved in the incident.

The crash remains under investigation at this time.

If you can provide any information pertinent to the crash investigation, you’re asked tpcontact Sgt. Hicks of the Lower Paxton Township Police Department at (717) 657 – 5656.

PREVIOUSLY: Police are seeking the vehicle involved in a deadly hit-and-run.

The crash occurred on April 29 around 9:30 p.m. in the 4200 block of Union Deposit Road in Lower Paxton Township.

According to emergency dispatch, a pedestrian was hit and killed.

Police are reportedly looking for the driver and vehicle involved, but there is no information available about the make or model of the vehicle involved.

This is a developing story. FOX43 will provide details as they become available.

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