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Female Jogger Struck And Killed Monday In Limerick

LIMERICK PA – In an update to its earlier story, below, The Philadelphia Inquirer reported that Montgomery County District Attorney Risa Vetri Ferman on Tuesday (March 5, 2013) identified the jogger fatally injured in Limerick Township on Monday afternoon as Merinda Thompson, 40, of Royersford.

LIMERICK PA – A female jogger was fatally injured Monday afternoon (March 4, 2013) when hit from behind by a car while running on the side of North Lewis Road in Limerick Township, police told The (Philadelphia PA) Inquirer newspaper.

The jogger, whose age was not released, was not identified pending notification of relatives. The 18-year-old driver also was not identified, Limerick Township Police Chief William J. Albany said in a news release. Although the jogger was running facing southbound traffic, Albany said witnesses reported that “they observed the northbound vehicle cross over into the southbound lane just prior to impact,” according to The Inquirer.

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