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Construction worker dies following hit-and-run crash in Luzerne County

State police are searching for a 2000-2009 Hyundai Accent they say hit and killed a construction worker early Saturday morning on Interstate 81 in Hazle Township.

LUZERNE COUNTY, Pa. — A construction worker was hit by a vehicle and killed Saturday morning in Luzerne county. 

State police identified the victim as Kevin Dendulk, 30, of Royersford.

It happened in a work zone on interstate 81 in Hazle Township.

The vehicle that hit the construction worker took off.  

State police believe the vehicle is a 2000-2009 silver Hyundai Accent and was last seen heading north on Interstate 81 in the Hazleton area.

The vehicle has front end damage and is missing its passenger-side mirror.

Anyone with information on the crash is asked to call the Pennsylvania State Police.