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ID Released For Girl Killed After Being Hit By Pickup Truck On Route 17

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State police have identified a 15-year-old girl who was killed Thursday night after being hit by a pickup truck while crossing  Route 17 in Wallkill Thursday night.

Hope Vandermark, 15 of Middletown was pronounced dead at the scene after being struck in the westbound lane by a 2002 Chevy pickup truck driven by 20-year-old Nicholas Hurst of Bloomingburg.

Hurst was not charged in the incident. The investigation revealed that he was not impaired, distracted or speeding. The investigation is ongoing.

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