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Man arrested in connection to hit-skip that killed a 40-year-old woman in Ashland County

Highway Patrol
Posted at 8:36 AM, Jul 22, 2021
and last updated 2021-07-22 08:36:36-04

ASHLAND, Ohio — State troopers have arrested a man wanted in connection to a hit-and-run that killed a 40-year-old woman Tuesday in Ashland County, according to the Ohio State Highway Patrol.

With the assistance of a tip from the public, troopers and officers from the Ashland Police Department located a 2003 silver Chevrolet Silverado in the city of Ashland, which matched the description of the vehicle involved.

The owner, a 27-year-old man from Ashland, was arrested and taken into custody without incident.

He is currently incarcerated at the Ashland County Jail.

State troopers said that at approximately 9:15 p.m. Jennifer Lynne Boreman, 40, of Nova, Ohio, was walking her dog with two juveniles along Township Road 1031 in Troy Township when she was struck by a passing vehicle.

The dog and one of the juveniles were also struck, state troopers said in a news release.

The vehicle did not stop and fled southbound on Township Road 1031.

News 5 will update this story as new information becomes available.

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