BROOK PARK, OH (WOIO) - A 47-year-old man is dead after being struck by a car on the highway.
The traffic accident happened along I-71 Northbound around 9:30 p.m. Thursday evening when police say Junior Lane pulled over to check a mechanical problem with his pick-up truck that had a trailer hitched.
Lane stopped his truck in traffic and was hit by a 72-year-old man from Columbus, OH.
Lane was rushed to MetroHealth Medical Center where he was later pronounced dead.
Police continue to investigate.