Hit-and-run driver kills trucker on I-80 near Scranton, PA

| 8/15/2008

In Pocono Township, PA, southeast of Scranton, a 63-year-old trucker was killed Tuesday night, Aug. 12, when he was struck by a hit-and-run driver.

Police say Arthur Clyde Pierce Jr. of Campwood, TX, had pulled over on the shoulder of Interstate 80 and was standing outside around 8:45 p.m. when he was hit.

Police are looking for a dark sedan – possibly a 2000 Hyundai Elantra sedan, black with a white pinstripe. They say it could have severe damage to its right side and could be missing part of the front passenger door.