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Police identify woman hit and killed at Kroger on Springdale Road

Police investigating pedestrian strike at Kroger in Colerain
Pedestrian hit by pickup truck near Kroger in Colerain
Posted at 1:51 PM, Nov 11, 2021

COLERAIN TWP., Ohio — Colerain Township Police identified the woman hit and killed in a Kroger parking lot Thursday.

Police said Janice Bennett, 65, from Cincinnati died from her injuries at University of Cincinnati Medical Center.

Investigators said a man driving a Ford 150 was traveling west through the lot and started to turn south to exit onto Springdale Road while Bennett, at the exact same time, was walking east through the lot. As the truck turned, police said, Bennett walked in front of the truck and was hit.

Police said Colerain Engine Company 26 was already in the parking lot on an unrelated run and arrived within seconds to began treating Bennett while waiting for an ambulance.

Speed and impairment are not believed to be factors in the crash, according to police.

Colerain Township PD's Traffic Safety Unit is currently investigating the crash. Police urge any witnesses to the crash to call traffic investigators at 1-513-321-2677.

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