Pedestrian hit, killed in Canton

CANTON, OH (WOIO) - The Canton Post of the Ohio State Highway patrol is investigating a pedestrian crash that left a man dead Wednesday night.

The crash happened at 8 p.m. on Tuscarawas Ave. near Harrison Ave. in Stark County.

Highway Patrol says George Huff, age 71, of Canton was driving a Ford-150 west on Tuscarawas Ave., when he struck James C. Mallet, age 63, also of Canton, while Mallett was crossing the street. He was not walking inside the crosswalk when he was hit.

Mallett was rushed to Aultman Hospital where he succumbed to his injuries and was later pronounced dead.