Coroner IDs man hit, killed by vehicle in Harrison Township

MONTGOMERY COUNTY — A man is dead after being hit by a vehicle in Harrison Township early Thursday morning.

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Montgomery County Sheriff’s deputies and medics were dispatched at 5:39 a.m. to the intersection of State Route 48 and Dog Leg Road on a pedestrian strike, according to the sheriff’s office.

Upon arrival, deputies located Gary Hinson, 63, dead in the roadway and a vehicle nearby.

The preliminary investigation indicates that a silver 2005 Cadillac Deville was heading northbound on SR 48 and encountered Hinson in the northbound lanes of travel just south of the intersection with Dog Leg Rd.

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The Cadillac hit Hinson on the front right side of the vehicle and traveled into the intersection, the sheriff’s office said.

The driver pulled off the roadway and contacted the sheriff’s office.

The driver of the Cadillac did not suffer any injuries.

The crash remains under investigation at this time.

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