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GRANGER TOWNSHIP, Ohio -- A pedestrian was seriously injured when they were hit by a SUV while walking on Waterside Drive, west of North Medina Line Road.

The crash happened around 7:27 p.m. Wednesday.

According to the Ohio State Highway Patrol, the GMC SUV was drievn by Betty Hodgson, 65 of Granger Township. The pedestrian, 62-year-old Nahida Abboud of Akron, was taken to Akron General Hospital with serious physical injuries.

The Highway Patrol says drugs and alcohol were not a factor in this crash.

The crash remains under investigation.

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