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Fatal hit and run in Lower Merion Township

LOWER MERION TWP., Pa. - Police say a driver struck a tow truck operator and failed to stop at the scene Sunday around 9 p.m. 

Pennsylvania State Police are investigating this vehicular homicide on I-76, where they say a tow truck operator for K&S Towing was assisting a disabled vehicle when he was struck by a Ford F-150. 

The accident proved fatal, killing the victim, Michael House, 32, of Blue Bell. The operator of the F-150, Emmanuel Doxy, 35, of Philadelphia failed to stop at the scene and continued eastbound. 

Police say a witness provided information regarding the incident, which led officials to the residence of Doxy. There, they located the vehicle described by the witness, which had damage consistent with the crash. 

After interviews were conducted, Doxy was taken into custody without incident. 

 


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