Pedestrian Hit In Walmart Parking Lot, Dies From Injuries

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Pedestrian Hit In Walmart Parking Lot, Dies From Injuries

December 18, 2013 Updated Dec 18, 2013 at 6:34 PM EDT

VAN WERT, Ohio (21Alive) -- A woman died after a pickup truck hit her in the Walmart parking lot.

Van Wert City Police and Van Wert Fire Department were dispatched to the Walmart Supercenter on Towne Center Blvd. shortly before noon Wednesday on a report of a vehicle hitting a pedestrian in the parking lot.

According to police, a 2007 Chevrolet Silverado pickup truck, driven by Marcelene Price, 61, collided with a pedestrian, Janice Johnson, 84.

Johnson was taken to the Van Wert County Hospital where she was pronounced dead as a result of the injuries sustained from the crash. Price was no injured.

The crash remains under investigation.




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