Police: Drunk driver hits pedestrian in Akron

Police: Drunk driver hits pedestrian in Akron

AKRON, OH (WOIO) - A Cuyahoga Falls man charged with driving drunk and hitting a pedestrian.

Police say Thomas L. Miller was driving intoxicated when he struck a pedestrian Sunday evening around 7:40 p.m.

The victim, 76-year-old Donald Klett, was walking in the 800 block of Meredith Lane in Akron when he was struck.

Klett was transported to a local hospital, where he is listed in guarded but stable condition.

After hitting Klett, Miller fled he scene. He was later arrested at his home

56-year-old Miller is charged with hit-skip, aggravated vehicular assault and driving while intoxicated.

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