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Authorities investigating after a 32-year-old pedestrian was struck, killed by vehicle in Akron

Posted at 9:25 AM, Jul 03, 2019
and last updated 2019-07-03 09:32:47-04

AKRON — The Summit County Medical Examiner's Office and the Akron Police Department are investigating after a man was struck and killed by a vehicle Tuesday night, according to a news release.

At around 9:30 p.m., a 32-year-old man was walking in traffic on State Route 8, near Perkins Street when he was struck by a vehicle.

The 32-year-old man was taken to Akron City Hospital, where he later died from his injuries at around 10:07 p.m, authorities said.

Authorities will provide an update once next-of-kin have been notified.