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Pedestrian dies after being hit by 2 cars in Portage County

A pedestrian died on Thanksgiving Day after being struck by two different vehicles during a...
A pedestrian died on Thanksgiving Day after being struck by two different vehicles during a crash in Portage County.
Published: Nov. 25, 2021 at 11:04 AM EST
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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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