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84-year-old woman struck by vehicle in Canton hit-skip dies from injuries

Canton hit skip 84 year old woman
Posted at 9:52 AM, Jan 09, 2021
and last updated 2021-01-09 09:52:56-05

CANTON, Ohio — An 84-year-old woman who was struck and critically injured in a Canton hit-skip has died, according to the Canton Police Department.

On Tuesday around 5:56 p.m., the woman was crossing 12th Street Northwest at Louisiana Avenue in Canton when she was struck by what investigators believe to be a dark-colored Ford Explorer, possibly a 2001 to 2004 model.

After striking the woman, the vehicle fled the scene traveling eastbound.

Police said the vehicle has damage to the front passenger side headlight, but the vehicle has yet to be located.

The 84-year-old woman who was struck later died from her injuries.

Anyone with information regarding the incident is asked to contact police at 330-649-5800.

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