Pedestrian killed in Lebanon, troopers say

Ohio troopers are at the scene of a fatal car accident in Lebanon.
Ohio troopers are at the scene of a fatal car accident in Lebanon.(wsaw)
Published: Jun. 25, 2022 at 9:05 AM EDT|Updated: Jun. 25, 2022 at 1:14 PM EDT
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LEBANON, Ohio (WXIX) -A 74-year-old pedestrian was killed Saturday in Lebanon, according to Ohio State Highway Patrol.

Troopers say that one-vehicle accident happened on State Route 48 Bypass between State Route 123 and Monroe Road around 5:30 a.m.

OSP says that the driver of a 2014 Honda Accord was traveling northbound on State Route 48 Bypass when he hit the pedestrian.

According to troopers, the pedestrian had walked away from the Cedarview Rehabilitation and Nursing Care facility prior to the accident. After walking from the facility, the pedestrian crossed over the fence and walked up the embankment and into the roadway.

The pedestrian died at the scene, OSP said.

Troopers say that no one was taken to the hospital.

The crash is still under investigation.

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