71-year-old woman killed after being hit by car in Clark County

SPRINGFIELD TOWNSHIP — A woman was killed after being hit by a car Friday morning, according to a spokesperson from the Ohio State Highway Patrol.

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71-year-old Kathy Heaton, of Springfield, was walking across the west side of Springfield Xenia Road, also known as S Yellow Springs Street, when she was struck by a car, the spokesperson said.

The crash occurred at approximately 5:41 a.m. on Springfield Xenia Road and Fairfield Pike in Springfield Township.

A preliminary investigation found that a 38-year-old male was driving a 2012 Chrysler 200 LX southbound when he struck Heaton, the spokesperson said.

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The Clark County Coroner’s Office pronounced Heaton dead on scene.

The driver of the Chrysler was not injured.

The crash remains under investigation by the OSHP Springfield Post.

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