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  For Immediate Release: June 9, 2016
Contact: Lt. J.S. Carrico (419)738-8010

Patrol investigating pedestrian fatal hit-skip crash
on County Road 33A in Auglaize County

Unidentified, dark colored pickup struck and killed 14-year-old

ST. MARYS – Troopers from the Wapakoneta Post of the Ohio State Highway Patrol are investigating a pedestrian fatal hit-skip crash that occurred Wednesday, June 8 at approximately 10:41 p.m. on County Road 33A near Barrington Road in Auglaize County.

A 14-year-old female pedestrian of St. Marys, Ohio was in the eastbound lane on County Road 33A, when she was struck by an unidentified dark colored pickup. The vehicle continued east on County Road 33A without stopping.

The pedestrian was transported by St. Marys EMS to Joint Township District Memorial Hospital where she later died of her injuries.

The Ohio State Highway Patrol was assisted on scene by the Auglaize County Sheriff’s Office, St. Marys Police Department, St. Marys EMS, and St. Marys Township Fire Department.

Next of kin has been notified.

The crash remains under investigation.

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