Hanover, PA – Alba Castro De Rep Killed in Pedestrian Crash on York StLawPaWriter
Hanover, PA (December 13, 2020) – Around 6:30 p.m. on Saturday evening, December 12, a man was killed in a Hanover pedestrian crash.
The Hanover Police Department confirmed that the crash took place at 300 York Street when 62-year-old Alba Castro De Rep was crossing the road. He was suddenly struck by a Toyota Tacoma being driven by a man named Matthew Riggleman.
Police say that the pedestrian was wearing dark clothes at the time and the driver said he was unable to see him. Castro De Rep tragically passed away at the scene for a period of time.
The roadway was blocked in the area of the accident for a period of time.
No further details have been released. The investigation into the collision continues.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time.
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