Pedestrian hit by car on Cleveland’s east side dies in hospital

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CLEVELAND (WJW) – A pedestrian who was hit by a vehicle on Cleveland’s east side overnight has died in the hospital.

The scene on Kinsman Road and East 93rd Street was active for several hours after the accident happened around 11 p.m. Tuesday.

According to the Cleveland Division of Police, a 66-year-old man walked into the westbound lanes of traffic and approached a stopped RTA bus.

Investigators said the man tried to get on the bus, but was denied entry. He crossed the street without looking and got hit by a 2021 Kia Forte.

The pedestrian was taken by EMS to MetroHealth where he was pronounced dead. The identity of that man has not been released.

FOX 8 crews on the scene saw the vehicle with heavy front-end damage and a smashed windshield.

The Cleveland police accident unit also responded to the scene.

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