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Hit-and-run driver is being sought

Published March 16. 2012 10:01AM

A hit-and-run driver is being sought in Schuylkill County.

State police at Frackville said the incident occurred about 11:10 a.m. on Wednesday, March 14, along SR924 in East Union Township. Troopers said a tractor-trailer was driven northbound when it struck a telephone wire that was hanging low across the road. Upon impact the driver continued northbound.

A PennDOT dump truck, operated by Michael Bettinger, of Gordon, stopped at the scene and sustained minor damage to the vehicle's antenna, troopers said.

Anyone with information concerning this incident is asked to call troopers at (570)-874-5300.

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