Fatal Hit And Run On I-70 In Licking County


UPDATED: Saturday April 19, 2014 1:54 PM

The Ohio State Highway Patrol was investigating a fatal hit and run in Licking County Saturday morning.

Troopers received a report of a person hit by a vehicle at 1:49 a.m. on I-70 westbound, near State Route 310, just south of Pataskala.

When they arrived on the scene they found 48-year-old Larry Tacket, of Columbus, hit in the westbound lanes of I-70. Tackett died at the scene.

Troopers said the vehicle involved in the crash did not stop and there were no witnesses to the crash.

The Highway Patrol closed I-70 westbound between mile marker 118 and 122 while they investigated the accident. The roadway was reopened before 5:00 a.m.

The crash is still under investigation.

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