BUTLER TOWNSHIP, LUZERNE COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU) — Around 11:30 p.m. Friday night Pennsylvania State Police were dispatched to I-81 at the location of the 151B exit.
The dispatch had reported a man in the roadway.
Once on scene police discovered 24-year-old Dionys Ramirez Moya had been struck by a vehicle that had fled from the scene.
Officials say Moya was pronounced dead on the scene. No life-saving measures were taken by medical personal due to the severity of the injuries.
Police believe the evidence on scene indicates that the vehicle is likely a semi-truck and trailer configuration and is believed to have traveled west after the crash.
Anyone with information is asked to contact Trooper Wychock at the Hazleton Barracks (570) 459-3890.