HERMITAGE (KDKA) – Police are investigating a hit-and-run pedestrian accident that left a woman injured Thursday night in Mercer County.

According to police, the incident happened in the Towne Plaza in Hermitage around 7 p.m.

The victim has been identified as Johnelle M. Houck, 33, of Hermitage.

Houck was crossing the traffic-way near the M&M Beer Distributor when she was hit by a young white male driving a newer-model sedan.

The passenger side mirror broke off in the accident and was left at the scene.

Houck was taken to UPMC Farrell Hospital with serious injuries.

Anyone with information is asked to call Hermitage Police at (724)-983-6780 during business hours or (724)-662-6110 after hours.


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