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87-year-old pedestrian killed in Wooster Twp. crash

DGKN staff report

WOOSTER TWP.  The Ohio State Highway Patrol is investigating a one-vehicle crash that occurred at 5:13 p.m. March 7 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 a 40-year-old Lakeville, Ohio, man and a pedestrian, according to a news release from the Ohio Highway Patrol.

Louella A. Keslar 87, of Wooster, was attempting to cross the street traveling northbound on state Route 83, initial investigation reveals.

The Silverado was westbound on State Route 83 and struck Keslar in the roadway. She was transported by Wooster Township Fire Department to Wooster Community Hospital where she later succumbed to her injuries, the news release states. The driver 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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