Pedestrian dies after being hit by 2 cars in Portage County
ROOTSTOWN TOWNSHIP, Ohio (WOIO) - A pedestrian died on Thanksgiving Day after being struck by two different vehicles during a crash in Portage County.
It happened just before 6 a.m. on Township Road 99 in Rootstown Township, according to a news release from the Ohio State Highway Patrol.
Authorities said the pedestrian is an unidentified white man in his early to mid-30s.
He was first hit by an 18-year-old driver, the highway patrol said, before being hit a second time by a 25-year-old driver.
The man was pronounced dead at the scene.
According to the release, both drivers were wearing their seatbelts.
The Ohio State Highway Patrol will continue investigating.
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