| News

Larger text Larger text Smaller text Smaller text | Order Photo Reprints

Pedestrian struck by hit-run driver along National Pike

Email Newsletters

Sign up for one of our email newsletters.
Friday, Jan. 17, 2014, 4:48 p.m.

State police in Uniontown are seeking information on a hit-and-run driver who struck a pedestrian along the National Pike in Wharton Township Thursday afternoon.

Police said the pedestrian, Jacknuel Santos Rodriguez, 33, of Farmington, was treated at Uniontown Hospital after he was struck by a white Cadillac as he was walking east along Route 40 just west of Ranking Road.

The incident occurred about 2 p.m.

State police said the driver, a short, blonde female, was driving east when she crossed over into the westbound lanes and struck Santos Rodriguez, who was walking on the north berm. Witnesses reported that she briefly stopped after the collision, then continued driving east.

Anyone with information is asked to telephone police at (724) 439-7111.

Subscribe today! Click here for our subscription offers.



Show commenting policy

Most-Read Fayette

  1. Salvation Army kettle campaign begins Friday in Connellsville area
  2. Judge rules in favor of Seven Springs Mountain Resort over road closure
  3. HObo Model Railroad Club display back in Connellsville
  4. RAPTOR program explained in Connellsville
  5. Owner challenges vacant designation in Connellsville
  6. Fayette twins injured as newborns expected to be adopted by foster mother
  7. Fayette Chamber plans awards dinner
  8. McCarthy: Family of Incarcerated to meet in Connellsville
  9. CASD’s Mustache Club lends hand
  10. Depleted Connellsville food bank in need of supplies
  11. Organizations benefit from grants