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Authorities Identify Victim Struck, Killed in Warren as 16-Year-Old Teen

By kcora on

Authorities today identified the pedestrian killed Saturday morning on Route 78 as a 16-year-old teen.

Lizhi Hao, 16, said to be from China but staying in Warren Township during the time of the crash. 

According to police, sometime around 3:15 a.m. Saturday they responded to Route 78 eastbound for a report of a pedestrian struck. 

Hao was pronounced dead at the scene, according to police. 

Investigation is ongoing and it remains unclear why the teen was on the roadway at the time of the accident, police added. 

Hao's family in China has been notified of the crash.