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Police Search for Semitruck That Killed Maryland Woman in Hit-and-Run

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    Woman Killed in Hit-and-Run in Laurel

    The search is on for the hit-and-run driver who struck and killed a woman near a busy highway in Maryland. Darcy Spencer reports police spent hours scouring the scene along I-95 in Laurel and discovering some key evidence that could help them track down the driver.

    (Published Thursday, Nov. 21, 2019)

    Police are searching for a semitruck that killed a 22-year-old woman in a hit-and-run.

    Lourdina Hyppolite, of Beltsville, was on I-95 near Route 198 when she was struck by a truck headed northbound, Maryland State Police say. 

    The driver left the scene, police say.

    Another driver spotted Hyppolite in the grass and called police about 7:30 a.m. Thursday. Prince George's County Fire and EMS pronounced her dead at the scene.

    A headlight found at the scene indicate the truck was a Freightliner Cascadia made between 2008 and 2019.

    Anyone with information is asked to call police. Callers can stay anonymous.

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