Pedestrian killed was looking for cell phone

MIAMI TOWNSHIP, Ohio (WDTN) – Investigators say a woman was struck and killed by vehicle in Miami Township Tuesday night.

It happened just after 10:20 p.m. on Springboro Pike near Dahlia Drive.

OSP says Natasha Dawson, 30, and Eugene Colter, 35, were walking southbound in the street looking for a cell phone that had apparently been dropped out of a car window.

Dawson was hit as she was picking up the phone. The car was driven by Donald Oliver, 57, a pizza delivery driver.

Sgt. John C. Chesser with the Dayton Patrol Post said Dawson was wearing dark clothing.

Colter and Oliver were not hurt.

No charges have been filed. The investigation is continuing.

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