A 69-year-old Springfield man was killed tonight when he was hit by a car while walking in the middle of Stine Road, Sgt. Travis H. Woodyard of the Ohio State Highway Patrol’s Springfield Post said.
The crash was reported around 6:20 p.m. in the 7200 block of Stine Road near Enon.
The man, whose name and age was not released, was pronounced dead at the scene by the Clark County Coroner’s Office.
“He was walking in the right lane, walking away from traffic, which would be on the wrong side of the highway,” the sergeant said. “He was actually in the middle of the right lane, from what I understand, with his back to traffic.”
Woodyard said speed does not appear to be a factor. The crash site was in a 35 mph zone.
The driver of the car, a 19-year-old man, was shaken following the fatality crash, the sergeant said.
The crash remains under investigation.
UPDATE @ 8:05 p.m.
A pedestrian walking in the middle of the road was fatally struck by a car tonight, according to the Ohio State Highway Patrol’s Springfield Post.
Troopers and medics were called tonight to a report of a pedestrian hit by a car.
The accident was reported around 6:20 p.m. in the 7200 block of Stine Road near Enon in Clark County.
The car involved in the crash is still on scene.
The Ohio State Highway Patrol’s Springfield Post is investigating.
We are on the way and will update this report as we learn details.