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LAWRENCE — An early Thursday morning pedestrian hit-and-run in the northeastern part of St. Lawrence County has left an Ohio woman dead and a north country man in police custody.

The incident was reported shortly after 6 a.m. Thursday on Peru Street between Route 11 and Route 11B in the town of Lawrence, according to state police.

Following a preliminary investigation, troopers determined a pick-up truck was traveling north on Peru when it struck the pedestrian woman, 21-year-old Delila D. Swartzentruber, of Apple Creek, Ohio. The truck was driven by Nicholas E. Hazen, 24, of Lawrence.

Ms. Swartzentruber was taken roughly 20 miles to Canton-Potsdam Hospital, then flown to Upstate Medical University in Syracuse, where she was in critical condition prior to her death Friday.

The incident remains under investigation.

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One in Lawrence, one right in the village in Canton and the Amish man Swartzentruber killed in a matter of one week. STRANGE to say the least.

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