SHARON TOWNSHIP, Ohio — A pedestrian was struck and killed while walking on the road in Sharon Township, located in Medina County, according to the Ohio State Highway Patrol.
State troopers responded at approximately 9:25 p.m. to State Route 18 near State Road for a crash.
OSHP: Fatal crash investigation closes Route 18 east of State Road in Sharon Township. Looks to be a pedestrian crash but that info is not yet confirmed. OSP says they will release more later. Westbound lanes remain open. pic.twitter.com/UvhNP3JrCr— Mike Vielhaber (@MVielhaber) September 9, 2021
A 43-year-old Akron woman was operating a 2016 Chrysler, driving east on State Route 18, when she struck a pedestrian walking in the street.
The pedestrian, who has not yet been identified, was pronounced dead at the hospital.
This is the second crash that killed a pedestrian this week in Medina County.
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