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Sheriff’s deputies investigate fatal crash involving Beach City pedestrian


DGKN staff report

BEACH CITY  A 29-year-old Beach City woman has died in a local hospital after she was struck by a vehicle Wednesday evening while walking.

The Stark County Sheriff’s Office received a 911 call at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday about a car versus pedestrian crash in the 8800 block of Justus Avenue SW in Sugar Creek Township.

A vehicle traveling south on Justus Avenue struck Bryttny N. Tucker, 29, of Beach City, who was walking southbound on the roadway, according to a news release from the Stark County Sheriff’s Office. She was transported to Aultman Hospital where she succumbed to her injuries.

The crash remains under investigation by the Stark County Sheriff’s Office and the Canton Metro Crash Team. The Stark County Sheriff’s Office is  requesting anyone with information on this incident to contact them at (330) 430-3800 or the anonymous Crime Tip Line at 330-451-3937.

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