Update: 84-year-old Canton woman dies following hit and run accident

Update: 84-year-old Canton woman dies following hit and run accident
(Source: Canton police)

CANTON, Ohio (WOIO) - An elderly Canton woman has died after being struck by a car Tuesday evening while trying to walk across the street, according to Canton Police.

Canton police said the driver hit the woman on 12th Street NW at Louisiana Avenue just before 6 p.m. on Jan. 5.

Police said the driver never stopped and continued eastbound on 12th Street NW.

The suspect’s vehicle is believed to be a dark colored Ford Explorer, possibly a 2001 to 2004 model.

Canton police are looking for the drver who struck and killed an elderly woman.
Canton police are looking for the drver who struck and killed an elderly woman. (Source: Canton police)

It should also have damage to the front passenger side headlight lens.

84-year-old woman dies after being struck by a car while crossing the street on Jan. 5.
84-year-old woman dies after being struck by a car while crossing the street on Jan. 5. (Source: Canton police)

Anyone with information is asked to call Canton police at 330-649-5800.

Anonymous tips can also be sent through Tip411.

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