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OSHP: 1 dead after being hit by vehicle in Morrow County

The victim was pronounced dead at the scene.
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MORROW COUNTY, Ohio — A pedestrian is dead after being hit by a vehicle Tuesday night in Morrow County.

The Ohio State Highway Patrol said the person was hit around 7 p.m. on State Route 61 just north of I-71 in Marengo.

According to OSHP, 75-year-old Marianne Ranck was walked into the southbound lanes and was struck by a vehicle.

The driver stopped after hitting Ranck and called for help. Ranck was pronounced dead at the scene.

OSHP said Ranck was not wearing reflective clothing at the time of the crash.

The driver was not injured and OSHP said alcohol and drugs are not suspected to be a factor in this crash.

The incident is still under investigation.

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