Patrol seeks witnesses in fatal hit and run

MILFORD, OH (FOX19) - The Ohio State Highway Patrol is investigating a fatal hit and run accident.

Troopers say 41 year old Matthew Deemer of Milford was walking along the right edge of westbound SR 28 near the post office when he was struck from behind around 2:30 Sunday morning. Troopers say the driver then fled the scene. Deemer was pronounced dead at the scene.

A car was found just after 9:00 Sunday morning with damage matching evidence found at the scene on Cemetery Road in Milford. The driver of the hit and run vehicle is unknown at this time.

The crash remains under investigation and The Highway Patrol's Batavia Post is asking anyone with information on the driver of the hit and run vehicle to contact the Batavia Communications Center at 513-732-1510.

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