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Pedestrian killed on I-75 near Middletown

OSHP: Woman struck while crossing interstate
Posted at 6:09 AM, Nov 07, 2019
and last updated 2019-11-07 14:36:21-05

MIDDLETOWN, Ohio — A fatal crash involving a pedestrian closed southbound I-75 near Middletown Thursday morning, according to dispatchers and Ohio transportation officials.

Crews responded to the crash near State Route 122 at approximately 5:17 a.m. After a preliminary investigation, the Ohio State Highway Patrol said a woman was crossing the road from the east when a vehicle struck her in the middle lanes.

The Warren County Coroner pronounced the woman, 32-year-old Stephanie Roach of Middletown, dead at the scene. The driver of the vehicle was not injured.

The crash remains under investigation, OSHP said.