Stark County Sheriff: Man struck, killed on U.S. 62 late Tuesday night

CANTON, OHIO - The Stark County Sheriff and the Stark County Coroner are trying to identify a man found dead in the road on U.S. 62 just west of Middlebranch Road.

Just before 10 p.m, a 911 call came in that a man was lying in the roadway. Deputies determined he had been struck by a vehicle.EMS arrived and pronounced him dead.

Deputies describe him as a white man, about 50 to 60 years old, 5 foot 7 inches tall and weighing about 150 pounds.

Deputies say he was attempting to cross the highway walking from north to south and may have lived in the area. The suspect vehicle may be a late model 2011-2012 Hyundai Sonata and could have damage to the passenger side front fender, grill and hood area.

Anyone with information related to the identity of the victim or the suspect vehicle, please contact the Stark County Sheriff's Office at 330-430-3800.

You may also call the anonymous crime tip line at 330-451-3937.


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