Woman hit by car in Springfield Township dies

SPRINGFIELD TOWNSHIP, Ohio - Late Saturday night, a woman walking in the crosswalk on U.S. 224 was struck by a car and later died.

The Canton Post of the State Highway Patrol said a Honda Prelude driven by Doris Voytek, 69, struck Colleen Beckman, 58, of Mogadore around 10:24 p.m., just east of Kubler Trail.

Beckman was taken to Akron City Hospital where she later died from her injuries.

It doesn't appear alcohol was a factor.

The incident remains under investigation.

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