Last updated: December 18. 2013 4:49PM - 5560 Views
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VAN WERT — A vehicle struck and killed a pedestrian in a Walmart parking lot in Van Wert.

At 11:53 a.m. Wednesday, the Van Wert Police and Fire Departments were dispatched to 301 Towne Center Blvd. A 2007 Chevrolet Silverado pickup truck, driven by Marcelene Price, 61, of rural Van Wert County, struck Janice J. Johnson, 84, of Van Wert, in the main east-west drive in front of the store.

Johnson was transported to Van Wert County Hospital, where she was pronounced dead. Price was not injured in the crash.

The accident remains under investigation with no citations or charges currently filed.

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