SHAKER HEIGHTS, OH (WOIO) - Shaker Heights Police say that a man was struck by a car while jogging on South Park Boulevard on Saturday evening.
The accident happened around 5:30 p.m. between Cortland and Eaton Roads.
James Caffrey, 51, died at University Hospitals Case Medical Center, according to the
Caffrey was a 5th grade teacher at Woodbury Elementary and grief counselors will be at the school Monday.
Brown-Forward Funeral Services in Shaker Heights are handling the arrangements and have more information on Caffrey's life.
The driver of a Toyota Avalon left the car and fled on foot. There is no description being released.
Shortly before the accident University Heights Police pulled the driver over for a traffic violation on Warrensville Center Road. The driver stopped, but before the officer approached the car, the driver took off in the car.
The suspect remains on the loose.