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Macedonia crash claims life of Fairview Park man

Posted: 9:32 AM, Dec 13, 2015
Updated: 2015-12-13 09:32:34-05

One person has died and another person was left with critical injuries after being struck by a car on Saturday, officials said. 

79-year-old Lawrence Hain of Fairview Park died from his injuries sustained in the crash, the Cuyahoga County Medical Examiner said.

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According to authorities, the city’s police and fire departments responded to the intersection of Waters and state Route 82 just before 10:30 a.m. regarding a crash involving two pedestrians.

Police said a 79-year-old man and a 72-year-old woman were crossing the roadway in the crosswalk when they were struck by a Nissan Murano that was driven by a 65-year-old woman.

The two pedestrians were taken to Metro Health Medical Center with critical injuries. Hain later died. 

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Macedonia Police said further details on the driver – and possible charges – are unavailable at this time.

The area of 82 between SR 8 and Macedonia Commons Boulevard is now completely open after only one lane being open in both eastbound and westbound directions following the incident. 

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