Updated: Woman Struck and Killed on Rt 13 in Bristol Borough, Was Area Resident
Update: Tuesday December 14 2 am
The woman struck and killed on Rt 13 in Bristol Borough last week was an area resident, police said on Monday.
Out of respect for the woman’s family and their mourning process. her name will not be released anytime soon, police said.
A 52 year-old Bucks County woman was struck and killed late Thursday night on Rt 13 In Bristol Borough
The incident occurred in the southbound lane just after 9:45 pm, and almost in the same exact spot police said where Alexander Mish was struck and killed last month by a hit -and -run driver.
The woman was crossing the roadway was she was struck south of the the Sunoco Gas Station, Officer in Charge Sgt Joe Moors said.
The driver of the striking vehicle remained on the scene and cooperated with borough police who were assisted by the county’s Crash Task Force.
Rt 13 was closed from Bath Road til Commerce Circle while investigators collected evidence at the crash site.
Including the killing of Mish, this is the third vehicle related fatality within the confines of Bristol Borough since July when a older woman was struck and killed in the northbound lane.
There was also the fatal hit-and -run killing of Bristol Borough Firefighter Daniel Santiago in June on in neighboring Bristol Township which remains an open and unsolved case.
Moors said the intersections along Rt 13 are equipped with all the proper lighting and technology for pedestrians to cross roads safely .
“I urge all pedestrians to please use the well lit crossing areas at the intersections along Rt 13” said Moors .
Bristol Borough fire companies and borough and township fire police were on scene to assist.
Moors said the Mish investigation remains open and active.
Rt 13 reopened Friday morning at 2 am, police reported.