Pedestrian struck, killed in Maria Stein identified

Published: Sunday, September 22, 2019 @ 10:24 AM

A 20-year-old pedestrian hit by a van early Saturday has been identified.

Adam Franck, 20, of Maria Stein was pronounced dead at the scene after being struck and dragged by a vehicle, according to the Mercer County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a fatal accident involving a car and a pedestrian.

The accident was reported around 4:15 a.m. Saturday.

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Franck was struck by a 2002 Ford E-150 van, driven by John Hilgeford, 52, of Maria Stein. 

The crash remains under investigation by the Mercer County Sheriff’s Office.

Deputies were assisted by the Osgood Fire Department and a rescue squad from St. Henry.