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Coroner identifies man who was struck, killed by SUV along Route 30

Ron Musselman
York Dispatch
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A 40-year-old man died after being struck by a small SUV Tuesday night while walking near Route 30 in Hellam Township.

The man was identified as Matthew Drzewiecki, of Columbia, Lancaster County, by the York County Coroner's office. His death was ruled an accident due to multiple blunt force trauma injuries.

There will be no autopsy, the coroner's office said Wednesday afternoon. 

The incident occurred about 9:30 p.m. between the Wrightsville exit and Wright’s Ferry Bridge, according to Hellam Township Police.

“The preliminary investigation indicates that a pedestrian was walking along Route 30 in an area not meant for foot traffic and was struck by a passing motorist,” police said in a news release early Wednesday morning. “The pedestrian was killed in the collision.” 

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Drzewiecki reportedly was walking in the passing lane of Route 30 west, around mile marker 252.2, when he was struck, the coroner's office reported. 

He was pronounced dead at the scene. 

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Officers said the driver of the vehicle remained on the scene and is cooperating in the investigation. 

Anyone with additional information or dash camera footage of the area around the time of the incident is asked to contact police Detective Jason Test or Sgt. Justin Golder at 717-434-1310.

— Ron Musselman can be reached at rmusselman@yorkdispatch.com or via Twitter at @ronmusselman8.