Investigation continues into fatal accident on Woodcrest Avenue

By on November 4, 2015

A Lititz woman struck by a vehicle Monday evening while walking her dog in Lititz died early Tuesday morning.

Karen D. Grover, 55, died after receiving life-saving efforts, including CPR administered by emergency responders at the scene and surgery at Lancaster General Hospital, said Brett A. Hambright, spokesman for Lancaster County District Attorney Craig Stedman.

Grover was struck around 5:45 p.m. as she crossed the 400 block of Woodcrest Avenue in the southbound lane, where the posted speed limit is 35 mph.

Edward T. Blazer, 83, Myerstown, was driving the vehicle. Hambright said Blazer stopped at the crash scene immediately and cooperated fully with police.

Although no charges have been filed so far, Lititz Borough police are still investigating.There will be no autopsy, officials said.

Grover’s dog sustained injuries and survived after treatment at an animal hospital.

Police ask anyone who witnessed the incident to contact them at 664-1180.

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