Pedestrian killed by hit-and-run driver on I-90 in Cleveland, police say

Published: Jul. 18, 2021 at 11:17 AM EDT
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CLEVELAND, Ohio (WOIO) - Police say a pedestrian was killed early Sunday morning in a hit-and-run on Interstate 90 in Cleveland.

The Cuyahoga County Medical Examiner identified the victim as 22-year-old Cooper Tulloch from Boca Raton, Florida.

The incident happened around 3:30 a.m. on Sunday in the eastbound lanes of I-90 near the Chester Avenue exit, according to an email from police.

Officers were called out due to several reports of a man lying in the road. The victim died at the scene.

What’s unclear is why Tulloch was walking on the interstate when he was hit by an unidentified vehicle, police said.

The driver then fled the scene of the crash, but Cleveland Police are investigating to find out who’s responsible.

19 News is working to learn more about the victim, why the Florida man was in Cleveland, and why he was walking on I-90? We’re also trying to find out where he was coming from and where he was headed when he died.

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