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Pedestrian Struck


On December 31st, 2021, at approximately 6:40 am, the police department was dispatched to the intersection of South Walnut Street and East Stouffer Alley for a crash involving a pedestrian. Upon arrival officers determined one vehicle and one pedestrian was involved. Investigation into the crash found the pedestrian was walking their dog in East Stouffer Alley, westbound. The pedestrian was crossing South Walnut Street when they were struck by a vehicle travelling southbound. The pedestrian was transported to the hospital by ambulance. The pedestrian later succumbed to their injuries while at the hospital. The dog suffered fatal injuries at the scene. The crash is still currently under investigation. The driver of the vehicle remained on scene and was identified. The police department was assisted on scene by the Mechanicsburg Fire Department, Penn State Health EMS and a Pennsylvania State Police Crash Reconstructionist.

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