Man killed in Hanover hit-and-run Sunday morning

Junior Gonzalez
York Dispatch

A Hanover man is dead after an apparent hit-and-run in the early morning hours of Sunday, Jan. 7, according to the York County Corner’s Office.

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Zackery Rodkey, 29, of Heidelberg Township, was killed after being struck by a vehicle sometime early Sunday morning near the intersection of Railroad Street and Bank Lane in Hanover, according to a news release from the coroner’s office.

The vehicle left the scene after striking Rodkey, the release states. 

According to a news release from Hanover Police, he was struck by the vehicle while crossing the street.

Rodkey was found lying in the roadway by a passerby who called 911, police said. The make and model of the vehicle that struck him is not yet known, according to police.

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Deputy coroners pronounced him dead at the scene at 3:15 a.m., according to the coroner's office. Hanover-Penn Township Fire Department and Penn Township EMS assisted at the scene.

An autopsy is scheduled for Tuesday, Jan. 9, at Lehigh Valley Hospital in Allentown.

Hanover Borough Police are asking anyone who might have witnessed the incident or might have information to call police through York County 911 or at 717-637-5575.

Staff reporter Christopher Dornblaser contributed to this report.