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. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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