Pedestrian killed, driver flees in Kent hit-skip

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KENT, Ohio — Police are investigating after a pedestrian was hit and killed in Kent Thursday.

According to Kent police, it happened at just before 10 a.m. in the 100 block of North Water Street.

Several witnesses told police the driver hit the male pedestrian before leaving the scene. The victim was taken to an area hospital where he later died from his injuries.

Police said a potential suspect was located just outside the city of Kent.

No charges have been filed yet in the case.