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71-year-old pedestrian killed in hit-and-run crash, Cleveland police say

71-year-old pedestrian killed in hit-and-run crash, Cleveland police say
71-year-old pedestrian killed in hit-and-run crash, Cleveland police say(WILX)
Published: Dec. 31, 2021 at 1:01 PM EST
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CLEVELAND, Ohio (WOIO) - A Cleveland police spokesperson said investigators are searching for a vehicle that fatally struck a 71-year-old pedestrian and fled the scene.

The Cuyahoga County Medical Examiner has identified the victim as Emmett Glanton.

According to a police news release, Glanton was found late Thursday in the westbound lane of Kinsman Road near E. 142nd Street in Cleveland’s Mount Pleasant neighborhood.

The police spokesperson said Glanton received a large head wound during the crash and was pronounced dead at the scene.

The vehicle that hit Glanton is unidentified, according to the release.

Cleveland police will continue investigating.

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