71-year-old woman killed in hit and run

71-year-old woman killed in hit and run

STARK COUNTY, OH (WOIO) - A 71-year-old woman killed in a Stark County hit and run.

It happened Tuesday morning at 1:10 a.m. on State Route 43 at Priscilla Street SE in Sandy Township.

The crash occurred when an unknown vehicle struck a pedestrian walking along the edge of the roadway. The suspect vehicle then fled the scene.

A second vehicle then struck the pedestrian lying in the roadway. The second driver did stop, and was wearing his seat belt at the time of the crash.

The pedestrian, identified as Mary A. Russell, was pronounced dead at the scene.

The crash remains under investigation.

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