Victim identified in Miami Township hit and run

It happened around 11:45 near Landing Way in Miami Township. (WDTN Photo/Bear Everett)

MIAMI TOWNSHIP, Ohio (WDTN) – A man died after being struck by a vehicle on State Route 741 near Austin Landing late Monday night.

The victim has been identified as 54-year-old Zewge B. Ashine.

It happened around 11:45 near Landing Way in Miami Township. Police say when they arrived they found a man unconscious on the side of the road and the driver gone.

Ashine was taken to Kettering Medical Center where he later died.

Police say no one witnessed the crash but bystanders stayed with the victim until help arrived.

Because there were no witnesses police say they don’t have any vehicle description but they believe it has significant front end damage.

The investigation continues. Police say that driver faces charges of fleeing the scene of a deadly accident and additional charges could be filed.

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