Ashley woman struck, killed on Ohio 47


Troopers from the Marion Post of the Ohio State Highway Patrol are investigating a fatal crash that killed an Ashley woman, after she was struck late Friday night while walking south along Ohio 47 south of Waldo.

Anita Foor, 39, of Ashley, died in the crash that occurred at 11:50 p.m.

According to the Highway Patrol, Jessa Gary, 29, of Waldo, was driving north on Ohio 47 in a 2004 Chrysler PT Cruiser.

Foor was walking in the northbound lane of Ohio 47. Foor was not wearing reflective clothing and was subsequently struck by the northbound vehicle, the Highway Patrol said.

Witnesses at the scene immediately began CPR on Foor until emergency crews responded but she succumbed to her injuries. She was pronounced dead at the scene by the Marion County Coroner.

The road was wet and weather conditions were rainy at the time of the crash, according to investigators

A second crash, on Waldo-Fulton Road, which involved Foor’s vehicle, also is being investigated.

The Marion County Sheriff’s Department, Fort Morrow EMS and Marion County Coroner’s office assisted at the scene.

Both crashes remained under investigation, according to the Ohio Highway Patrol.

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