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1 dead after being hit by vehicle in Clark County

SPRINGFIELD TWP. — UPDATE: 7:50 a.m.

A person is dead after being hit by a vehicle in Clark County Friday morning.

>>PHOTOS: 1 dead after being hit by vehicle in Clark County

Troopers from the Springfield Post of the Ohio State Highway Patrol were dispatched around 5:38 a.m. on initial reports of a pedestrian strike on Dayton Xenia Road and Fairfield Pike.

Lt. Christina Hayes told News Center 7′s Xavier Hershovitz Friday morning that the pedestrian died at the scene.

“A vehicle was traveling southbound on Dayton Xenia Road. A pedestrian was in the roadway and the vehicle struck the pedestrian,” she said. “The pedestrian is deceased.”

Hayes says everything is under investigation at this point and said weather could have been a factor in the crash.

The driver was not injured and did not leave the scene.

State troopers reopened the road around 8:30 a.m.

The crash remains under investigation.

We will continue to provide updates on this developing story.


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