Lima woman killed in hit-skip accident


BATH TOWNSHIP — The Lima post of the Ohio State Highway Patrol is investigating a hit-skip accident that killed a Lima woman.

According to a news release, just after 11 p.m. Tuesday Chance L. Edwards, 18, was struck by a vehicle on Dixie Highway just north of state Route 81.

Witnesses reported that the woman walked into the roadway during an argument with another unnamed person and was struck by a southbound vehicle, which fled the scene.

She was pronounced dead on the scene by a representative of the Allen County Coroner’s Office.

Anyone with information regarding the vehicle possibly involved is asked to contact authorities.

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