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.