Pedestrian dies after being struck by car in Hamilton - Cincinnati News, FOX19-WXIX TV

Pedestrian dies after being struck by car in Hamilton

James Rhoads provided photo. James Rhoads provided photo.
HAMILTON, OH (FOX19) -

A pedestrian has died from his injuries after being struck by a car in Hamilton.

The crash happened just after 6:30 p.m. Wednesday at the intersection of Pyramid Hill Blvd. and Carriage Hill Blvd. 

Police say James Rhoads, 69, was crossing a part of the street that was not a designated crosswalk when he was struck by a vehicle driven by Shirley Whitus, 58.

According to authorities, Rhoads was wearing dark clothing when he was hit. 

Rhoads was taken to University of Cincinnati Medical Center by AirCare. He was pronounced dead at the hospital.

Police say the investigation showed that Rhoads crossed the road in an improper manner and failed to yield to traffic. 

The accident remains under investigation by the Hamilton Police Department. 

Copyright 2014 WXIX. All rights reserved.

Powered by Frankly