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35-year-old pedestrian fatally struck on I-90 in Cleveland

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Published: May. 16, 2022 at 2:37 PM EDT|Updated: May. 17, 2022 at 1:27 PM EDT
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CLEVELAND, Ohio (WOIO) - The Cuyahoga County Medical Examiner’s Office identified 35-year-old Larry V. Burkett-Uher of Cleveland as the pedestrian fatally struck on I-90 east on Monday afternoon.

Cleveland police said the accident happened around 1:37 p.m. near the Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard Exit.

According to police, Burkett-Uher was waiting to cross the highway to pick up a wheel that came off his vehicle.

A Hyundai Azera driven by a 62-year-old man was traveling eastbound on I-90 and struck Burkett-Uher.

Burkett-Uher was pronounced dead at the scene.

The driver of the Hyundai was transported to MetroHealth Medical Center for treatment.

Pedestrian struck on I-90
Pedestrian struck on I-90((Source: WOIO))

I-90 east was shut down for about 2.5 hours as crews cleared the scene.

Police said the incident remains under investigation.

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