Canton Man Struck, Killed By Car On Fulton Road

Canton, OH - A 60-year-old man was killed crossing the street early this morning at the intersection of Hills and Dales Avenue and Fulton Road around 7 a.m. Tuesday morning.

Police say 76-year-old John Gabl was driving East on Hills and Dales Avenue when he went through a green light at Fulton Road NW and struck a Mr. Robert Forney.

Forney died at Mercy Medical.

Gabl was not cited in the accident because witnesses tell police Forney just stepped into the path of his car and there was no way the driver could have avoided him.