Woman dies after being struck by vehicle


EATON — A 50-year old Eaton woman died Tuesday, Sept. 13, as a result of being hit by a motor vehicle.

According to reports, the Ohio State Highway Patrol said the woman was walking north along the side of the road when she was struck by a truck, also going north.

The accident happened around 6 a.m. on Tuesday at the intersection of North Maple Street and Lexington Avenue.

Wendy Ann Allen, 50, of Eaton was pronounced dead at the scene.

According to published reports, OSP investigators said Allen was wearing dark colored clothing. The driver of the truck is cooperating with the investigation and said he did not see the woman walking.

According to OSP, alcohol and speed are not believed to be factors in the accident.

The investigation is ongoing. Maple Street was blocked during the investigation.

Eaton Police is assisting OSP with the investigation.

R-H staff

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