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Tuesday, 23 December 2014 00:00

Damaged SUV Found in Fatal Hit-N-Run Investigation in PA

A vehicle has been recovered and a person of interest identified after a fatal hit-and-run in Thorndale, Chester County, according to police.

The dark grey 2011 Honda Pilot SUV was recovered at a nearby body shop. The vehicle was impounded and is being processed for evidence, according to 6abc.com.

The person of interest, a Chester County woman whose name has yet to be revealed, was questioned by police on December 5 and then released. On the night of December 4, 19-year old Ke'asya Gray of Coatesville, an aspiring nurse, was struck and killed by the SUV on the 3400 block of Lincoln Highway, 6abc.com reported.

Before her overnight shift at Dollar Tree, Gray was walking near the highway after being dropped off for work by her boyfriend. She was then hit and killed by a driver who fled the scene without stopping. According to 6abc.com, Gray was transported to Brandywine Hospital where she was pronounced dead.

Police released a picture of the badly damaged Honda Pilot SUV that is believed to have hit Gray on the evening of December 5. Officials said the next step toward achieving justice for the Gray family is to obtain a warrant to search the SUV and examine the clothing of the owner.

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