Police: Pedestrian took own life on I-81

HARRISBURG, Pa. (WHTM) – A pedestrian who was struck and killed Monday evening on Interstate 81 near Harrisburg was a 67-year-old woman who took her own life, police said.

The woman was struck near the Progress Avenue exit in Susquehanna Township just after 9 p.m.

Trooper Brent Miller, a state police spokesman, said the incident was later discovered to be a suicide.

He said because of department regulations, no other information will be released.

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