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Pedestrian fatally struck while walking on Richland County highway

Published: May. 15, 2022 at 12:19 PM EDT
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MADISON TOWNSHIP, Ohio (WOIO) - The Ohio State Highway Patrol (OSHP) said a pedestrian died late Friday after being hit while walking on a Richland County highway.

The highway patrol has identified the victim as 72-year-old Neil Miller, of Lexington, Ohio.

According to a news release, the crash occurred around 9:30 p.m. on U.S. Route 42 in Madison Township.

OSHP said Miller was walking along the northbound lane of the highway when a 40-year-old driver hit him.

Miller was pronounced dead at the crash scene, according to the release.

The highway patrol will continue investigating.

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