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Police Renew Request for Info in Marine's Hit-and-Run Death

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    Police Renew Request for Info in Marine's Hit-and-Run Death
    Maryland State Police
    Ferrell, 21, stopped to help a driver on northbound Route 15 in Thurmont, Maryland State Police said. Ferrell was walking on the shoulder and was just feet from the stranded car when a tractor-trailer or heavy-duty pickup with a car-hauling trailer left the road, striking and killing him.

    Authorities are renewing their request for information about the hit-and-run death of a U.S. Marine who stopped to help the driver of a disabled vehicle.

    Maryland State Police released photographs Wednesday of Cpl. William Kyle Ferrell's damaged pickup truck. Metro Crime Stoppers of Maryland made the Sept. 29 incident their "Crime of the Week.''

     

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    Ferrell, 21, stopped to help a driver on northbound Route 15 in Thurmont, Maryland State Police said. Ferrell was walking on the shoulder and was just feet from the stranded car when a tractor-trailer or heavy-duty pickup with a car-hauling trailer left the road, striking and killing him.

    Witnesses tell police that as they tended to Ferrell, the truck stopped for a few minutes, then pulled away. Police say the truck likely has damage to its right side

    Crime Stoppers is offering a $2,000 reward for information leading to an arrest and indictment of the truck driver who hit Ferrell. 

    The Marine Corps says a memorial service is scheduled Thursday morning. No other details were available.

    Ferrell's family has established a GoFundMe.com account to benefit the fire department in his hometown of Carthage, North Carolina.