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Middletown Hit-and-Run Victim Dies

A week after he was struck by a car on New Falls Road, John Rearick, 23, died on Sunday.

On Saturday, July 22, at about 12:30 a.m., , 23, was struck by a Cadillac while crossing New Falls Road in Middletown. Rearick died from his injures Sunday, July 28.

Police are now trying to use surveillance video to catch the driver.

The video shows the Cadillac travelling westbound on New Falls Road near the and coming to a stop after the collision.  Then the driver steers around Rearick’s body and turns left into the Plumbridge section of Levittown.

Police describe the car as a red or maroon Cadillac, possibly 2000 or newer, and it will likely have front-end damage.

Anyone witnessing this crash or having information about the driver or vehicle are asked to contact Officer McLeod at 215-750-3845 ext 460 or Lt. Ken Mellus 215-750-3875.

Sharon Rearick August 06, 2012 at 05:08 PM
John was hit July 22 around 12:30am. Please keep posting until they turn themselves in. John is my son and we thank everyone for all their support,. Sharon & Jim Rearick
billy da kidd August 08, 2012 at 01:05 PM
U gotta ask yourself what was he doing in the street wasn't like the guy ran up on the side walk it could of been anybody coming down the road the guy didn't ask for what he is going threw he should of NEVER been trying to walk home drunk
Sharon Rearick August 23, 2012 at 02:37 PM
There are no sidewalks on New Falls Rd.

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