Meadville Public Works Director injured in hit-and-run

Published 2:13 pm Thursday, February 22, 2024

The Public Works Director for the Town of Meadville was struck by a pickup truck while working Wednesday.

Howard Williams was on the job when a pickup struck him, injuring his shoulder and hand. The driver of the truck did not stop, but fled the scene.

A partial license plate number was taken and police are looking for the vehicle.

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Police Chief Taylor McMinn said no further information is available to be released, and the case is “still under investigation at this time.”

Williams is a graduate of Brookhaven Academy and Copiah-Lincoln Community College.

Anyone with information is asked to call Meadville Police Department at 601-384-5208.