Lancaster pediatrician dies after being struck by a vehicle, according to Lancaster Pediatric Associates

Lancaster Police say Dr. Steven F. Killough was hit by a car at around 5:45 PM on October 29. They say Killough was crossing Chestnut Street at Prince Street when he was hit by a work van. Police said the driver initially stopped and helped Killough off the road. An ambulance took Killough to hospital before the man drove away. Police say they have tracked down the company that owns the van and are trying to determine who was driving the van at the time of the accident. Killough died on Friday, according to the coroner.Lt. Mark Radmore says any charges in the case will be determined by the Lancaster County District Attorney’s Office. The crash remains under investigation. STATEMENT BY LANCASTER PEDIATRIC ASSOCIATES “It is with deep sadness that we share the news that our Dr. Killough passed away on Friday, November 12, from injuries sustained after being struck by a vehicle while walking in the center of Lancaster. Lancaster Pediatrics mourns the loss of a wonderful pediatrician and loyal friend.Dr Killough graduated from Brown University and Hahnemann.After completing his pediatric residency, he joined Lancaster Pediatrics in 1989. Since then, he has cared for the lives of thousands of children and He was a strong advocate for the health and safety of children and committed to many charities, including The Lancaster Cleft Palate Clinic, Habitat for Humanity, and St. James Episcopal Church.Dr Killough was a talented musician, played guitar and ukulele, and was always entertaining LP A staff with a song or a poem Our favorites were the originals of Christmas. The light and love of his life were his family; wife Nan, daughter Emily, son Andrew, and their families. If you or your child is a patient of Dr. Killough, please know that his greatest honor was the privilege of caring for you and that Lancaster Pediatrics is committed to continuing the legacy of dedicated, compassionate, pediatric care that Dr. Killough bid.”

Lancaster Police say Dr. Steven F. Killough was struck around 5:45 PM on October 29.

They say Killough was crossing Chestnut Street at Prince Street when he was hit by a work van.

Police said the driver initially stopped and helped Killough off the road.

An ambulance took Killough to hospital before the man drove away.

Police say they have tracked down the company that owns the van and are trying to determine who was driving the van at the time of the accident.

Killough died Friday, according to the coroner.

Lieutenant Mark Radmore says any charges in the case will be determined by the Lancaster County District Attorney’s Office.

The crash is still under investigation.

STATEMENT BY LANCASTER PEDIATRIC ASSOCIATES

“It is with deep sadness that we share the news that our Dr. Killough passed away on Friday 12th November from injuries sustained after being struck by a vehicle while walking in downtown Lancaster. Lancaster Pediatrics mourns the loss from a wonderful pediatrician and a loyal friend.

dr. Killough is a graduate of Brown University and Hahnemann. After completing his pediatric residency, he joined Lancaster Pediatrics in 1989. Since then, he has cared for and touched thousands of children. He was a strong supporter of children’s health and safety and committed to many charities, including the Lancaster Cleft Palate Clinic, Habitat for Humanity, and St. James Episcopal Church.

dr. Killough was a talented musician, playing guitar and ukulele, always entertaining the LPA staff with a song or poem. Our favorites were the Christmas originals.

The light and love of his life were his family; wife Nan, daughter Emily, son Andrew, and their families. If you or your child is a patient of Dr. Killough, please know that his greatest honor was the privilege of caring for you and that Lancaster Pediatrics is committed to continuing the legacy of dedicated, compassionate, pediatric care that Dr. Killough bid.”

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