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It happened just before 1 a.m. on Thursday, Oct. 5, in the 200 block of East Market Street, according to a news release from Akron Police Department.
According to police, Debora Weihrauch was crossing the street when she was hit. She was then taken to a nearby hospital.
Friday afternoon, traffic investigators were told that Weihrauch succumbed to her injuries around 3 p.m.
The vehicle’s speed was “a contributing factor” in the crash, police said. The vehicle is described as a silver SUV of unknown make and model.
Anyone with information on the incident is urged to call Akron detectives at 330-375-2490 or 330-375-2TIP (330-375-2847).
Anonymous tips can also be provided by:
- Calling Summit County Crimestoppers at 330-434-COPS (330-434-2677)
- Texting TIPSCO with your tip to 274637
- Downloading the Akron Police Department app and texting Tips411 or visiting the police department’s website