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19-year-old man indicted on felony charge after death of Kent State student in hit-skip in August

Posted at 8:29 PM, Feb 22, 2023
and last updated 2023-03-02 16:05:29-05

A 19-year-old man has been indicted after killing a 22-year-old Kent State student who was riding an electric scooter in a hit-skip accident in August, according to a press release from the Ohio State Highway Patrol.

The man was indicted on one count of Failure to Stop After Accident, a third-degree felony.

"Through leads developed from evidence collected on scene, search warrants and public assistance, the vehicle and the driver involved were located," the release said.

RELATED: 22-year-old Kent State University student dies in hit-skip crash

The crash happened just after 9:30 p.m. on Aug. 22, 2022, on County Road 148 near State Route 261 in Franklin Township in Portage County.

The car involved in the crash was a 2008 Dodge Charger that was traveling eastbound when it struck Colin Vinh Pho from Ashtabula.

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