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OSHP: Impairment suspected in Fairfield County crash that killed bicyclist

A Columbus man died after being hit by a car on Basil Western Road in Fairfield County on Tuesday night.
OHIO STATE HIGHWAY PATROL CRUISER

FAIRFIELD COUNTY, Ohio - The Lancaster post of the Ohio State Highway Patrol is investigating a deadly crash.

The driver of a car hit a bicyclist on Basil Western Road in Fairfield County on Tuesday night.

According to troopers, 47-year-old Shin Iisaka of Columbus was traveling westbound with other bicyclists when a Toyota Camry traveling in the same direction hit him.

The Fairfield County coroner pronounced Iisaka dead at the scene.

A release from the highway patrol says impairment is believed to be a factor in the crash, but it did not note that troopers made any arrests.

The crash remains under investigation.