Man struck, killed in Adams County

Posted by Trina Edwards - email

SPRIGG TOWNSHIP, OH (FOX19) - A man who was standing outside his truck was hit and killed Thursday in Adams County.

It happened just before 9 p.m. on SR 41 near milepost 7.

Police say Randall Thacker, 60, of Manchester, exited his pick-up truck and was standing near the front left tire when he was struck by Colin New, 17, of Manchester, who was operating a Buick Regal southbound on SR 41.

Preliminary investigation indicates that Neu struck Thacker and then hit the pick-up truck.

Thacker was taken to University Hospital via Air Care, where he died.

Neu was taken to Adams County Regional Medical Center via private transport.

The crash remains under investigation by Ohio State Highway Patrol.

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