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83-year-old pedestrian killed in Lake Township crash

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Posted at 10:45 PM, Dec 04, 2020
and last updated 2020-12-04 22:45:25-05

LAKE TOWNSHIP, Ohio — The Ohio State Highway Patrol is investigating a fatal crash involving a pedestrian that occurred in Lake Township Friday evening.

Around 6 p.m., a 2011 Toyota Camry was traveling east on Pontius Road when it struck 83-year-old Elena Ispas, of Uniontown, who was a pedestrian in the roadway, troopers said.

A witness told troopers that Ispas was standing still in the eastbound lane of Pontius Road when she was struck by the vehicle.

Ispas sustained fatal injuries as a result of the crash and was pronounced dead at the scene.

Drugs and or alcohol are not believed to be factors in the crash, which remains under investigation.