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Cuyahoga Falls police seeking witnesses in fatal hit-skip

Posted at 3:10 PM, Feb 03, 2020
and last updated 2020-02-03 15:10:26-05

CUYAHOGA FALLS, Ohio — The Cuyahoga Falls Police Department is seeking the public’s assistance in locating the driver in a fatal hit-skip involving a pedestrian that occurred on Sunday afternoon.

Around 12:06 p.m. first responders were called to 2nd Street and Grant Avenue, where they found a man believed to have been struck by a vehicle, which had fled the scene, according to police.

The man was transported to Summa Health System- Akron Campus where he later died from his injuries, police said.

A description of the vehicle involved in the hit-skip was not provided.

Police request anyone who was in the area of 2nd Street, Chestnut Boulevard and Grant Street between 11:55 a.m. and 12:06 p.m. Sunday and may have witnessed the incident to contact detectives at 330-971-8334.