HARRISBURG, Pa. (WHTM) – Police have arrested a Steelton man for a hit-and-run pedestrian crash early Saturday that killed a woman on the State Street Bridge.
Deon L. Jenkins, 36, is charged with vehicular homicide and eight other counts in the death of 24-year-old Naya Griffin of Harrisburg, city police said Monday.
Police said Jenkins may have been in a bar in the 200 block of Verbeke Street before the crash. They said he had a suspended license and was driving on the bridge at a high rate of speed when he struck Griffin.
Witnesses told police that Griffin was struck by a speeding black vehicle around 2:15 a.m. She died at the scene.
Anyone with information on Jenkins’s whereabouts before the crash is asked to call police at 717-255-3122 or 717-255-3123.