Ohio Patrol Investigates Williams County Fatal Hit-Skip
Thursday Feb 16, 2017 6:27pm
US 6 & County Road 450 Edgerton, OH
By: Sheila McCrea
The Ohio State Highway Patrol is investigating the circumstances that lead to the death of a bicyclist on U.S. Route 6 near County Road 450 in Williams County.
On Thursday morning just before 7 a.m. officers from the Defiance Post of the Ohio State Highway Patrol responded to reports of a person struck on U.S. Route 6. When troopers arrived on scene they discovered a bicyclist who was deceased.
A preliminary evaluation of evidence from the scene indicates the bicyclist was struck by an unknown motor vehicle that fled the scene. Investigators say that damage to that vehicle could be contained to the front right, including the headlight assembly.
At this time, no witnesses have been identified. If you have any information regarding this investigation, please contact the Ohio State Highway Patrol at (419) 784-1025.
The victims name has been withheld as next of kin notification has not been made at this time.