Man struck, killed by SUV while crossing road in East Price Hill

Man struck, killed by SUV while crossing road in East Price Hill
Police say it's still unknown if speeding or possible impairment were factors in the crash. (Source: WXIX)

EAST PRICE HILL (FOX19) - Cincinnati police are investigating after a man was struck and killed by an SUV while crossing the road in East Price Hill.

Police responded to the 500 block of Elberon Avenue around 12:30 p.m. on Saturday, May 9.

Officers say the pedestrian was crossing Elberon from west to east when he was struck by a northbound 2012 GMC Terrain.

After striking the man, police say the SUV went off the right side of the road and hit a utility pole.

The 59-year-old pedestrian was pronounced dead at the scene. His name has not been released because his next of kin have not been notified.

Police say the driver, Ronald Stafford, 34, was treated and released from the University of Cincinnati Medical Center.

Stafford wasn’t wearing a seatbelt at the time of the crash, according to a news release from Cincinnati police.

They haven’t determined if excessive speed or impairment were factors in the crash.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Cincinnati Police Department’s Traffic Unit at (513) 352-2514.

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