State police searching for hit-and-run suspect in Centre County

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CENTRE COUNTY, Pa. (WTAJ) — Officials are searching for the driver of an unknown commercial vehicle that struck a parked state police SUV.

State police at Rockview were parked on the side of I-80 west near mile marker 139, Rush Township, around 1 a.m. Friday. Officers had their emergency lights on while inspecting a fully engulfed commercial vehicle fire, they reported.

Troopers said they were standing outside of the vehicle when the unknown commercial vehicle crossed the white fog lines on the roadway, sideswiped the patrol unit, failed to stop and sped west on I-80.

Anyone with information or may have witnessed the crash should contact state police at 814-355-7545.

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