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Patrol Investigates a Pedestrian Killed in Crash on State Route 83 in Wayne County






Patrol Investigates a Pedestrian Killed in Crash on State Route 83 in Wooster Township in Wayne County


Wooster Township – The Ohio State Highway Patrol is currently investigating a one vehicle crash that occurred at 5:13 pm involving a pedestrian that was struck on State Route 83 west of US-250 in Wooster Township in Wayne County.


The crash involved a blue 2006 Chevrolet Silverado driven by Richard E. Curtiss II, 40, of Lakeville, Ohio. and a pedestrian, Louella A. Keslar 87, of Wooster, Ohio.


Initial investigation revealed Mr. Curtiss was westbound on State Route 83. Mrs. Keslar was attempting to cross the street traveling northbound on State Route 83. Mr. Curtiss’ vehicle struck Mrs. Keslar in the roadway.


Mrs. Keslar was transported by Wooster Township Fire Department to Wooster Community Hospital where she later succumbed to her injuries.


Mr. Curtiss was uninjured from the crash.


Alcohol does not seem to be a factor in this crash. The crash remains under investigation.

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