ID released of woman killed in pedestrian crash

Piqua officers and troopers from the Ohio State Highway Patrol work the scene of a fatal car vs. pedestrian crash on Riverside Drive (St. Rt. 66) in Piqua on Sunday night. (Piqua Daily Call/Mike Ullery)

PIQUA — The woman who died following a pedestrian crash late Sunday night has been identified.

Piqua Police say the victim is Mary Yeretzian, 61, of Piqua.

Authorities say the crash occurred on Riverside Drive (St. Rt. 66) at 10:31 p.m. when Yeretzian apparently stepped off the curb and into the path of an oncoming vehicle.

The vehicle struck her, and she was pronounced dead at the scene.

Riverside Drive was closed to traffic for nearly two hours while Piqua police and troopers from the Piqua Post of the Ohio State Highway Patrol investigated the crash.

The name of the driver has not been released at this time and the crash is under investigation. 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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