Sheriff: Victim ID’d, driver located in fatal Cleves pedestrian hit-and-run

Suspect and victim ID'd in Cleves hit-and-run

CLEVES, Ohio (FOX19) - The suspected driver in a fatal pedestrian hit-and-run in Cleves early Saturday morning has been located, the Hamilton County Sheriff’s Office reports.

Deputies say a pedestrian, identified as Joshua Deckard, 28, of Cheviot, was struck and killed in the 4900 block of East Miami River Road around 1:20 a.m.

The car involved, deputies say, was a 2004 Scion XB.

According to the sheriff’s office, Cassidy Cobb, 30, of Cleves, and that car were located at a home in the 5100 block of Zion Road.

Deputies say a witness called 911 to report that the driver of the vehicle fled the accident and was last seen westbound on East Miami River Road.

The crash remains under investigation by the Hamilton County Sheriff’s Traffic Safety Section.

Anyone with information is asked to contact investigators at 513-825-1500.

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