Elderly Pedestrian Dies From Injuries After Being Struck By Car


An elderly man died after being struck by a car as he was crossing a Chillicothe street, Saturday evening.

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Chillicothe Police Captain Ron Meyers reports that at approximately 6:22pm Saturday, Chillicothe Police and Chillicothe Fire Department were dispatched to the area of Paint and 8th Streets in regards a traffic crash involving a pedestrian.

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A male in his 80’s was crossing eastbound on Paint Street when he was struck by a vehicle that was traveling northbound on Paint.  The pedestrian was transported to Adena Regional Hospital, where he succumbed to his injuries. 

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The name is being held until family members have an opportunity to notify other family members.

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The crash is still under investigation by CPD crash re-constructionists.