Pedestrian killed in Liberty Twp identified

Pedestrian killed in Liberty Twp identified

LIBERTY TOWNSHIP, OH (FOX19) - A 73-year-old pedestrian from Iowa was hit and killed late Monday, according to the Butler County Sheriff's Office.

Duane Mielke was walking across Hamilton Middletown Road near Ohio 747 (Princeton Glendale Road) when he was struck by a northbound 2006 Nissan about 6:49 p.m., sheriff's officials said.

He was not in the crosswalk at the time and pronounced dead at the scene, according to the sheriff's office.

The driver of the Nissan, identified as Jeremy Rush from Monroe, was not hurt, sheriff's officials said.

The incident remains under investigation.

No charges have been filed.

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