College-Bound teenager fatally shot during road rage encounter

(NBC News)

(NBC) A Pennsylvania family is left trying to make sense of a senseless violent act.

“She was a good girl, honor roll student (chokes up) Looking forward to going to college. She was looking forward to going to college.” said Rodney Roberson, Bianca’s father

Someone shot and killed his 18-year-old daughter Bianca Roberson.

It happened Wednesday night, police say what first appeared to be a traffic accident was actually a murder.

“Her car started jostling with a red pickup truck, not actually hitting but both of them trying to merge together and then she was shot. The man in the red pickup truck shot her directly in the head.” said Chester County, PA. District Attorney, Tom Hogan

Robersons’ car went off the road and into the woods. Police say she died instantly.
Now, authorities have released a composite sketch of a white male suspect, with light colored hair…Between 30 and 40 years old.

Officers across Pennsylvania, Maryland and Delaware are searching for him.

“This is going to come down, ladies and gentlemen, to assistance. by the public. It is crucial.” said West Goshen Police Chief Joseph Gleason

Family members say Roberson was headed to Jacksonville University in the Fall, she wanted to be an FBI agent.

Now, they’re just left with memories.

“She was one of the good ones, she was one of the good ones.” said her bother, Dontae Alburg

A life cut short, all because of a chance encounter with the wrong person. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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