July 22, 2014

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Pedestrian killed by van on Cooper Foster

Evan Goodenow

The Chronicle-Telegram

AMHERST — Lorain resident Nicola Wade has been identified as the woman fatally struck by a van around 6:10 p.m. Wednesday in the 1300 block of Cooper Foster Park Road.

Dr. Stephen Evans, Lorain County coroner, said Wade, 38, of 1508 Herbert Drive,died of blunt force trauma to her chest and stomach. Police said Wade was killed near Rehabilitation Consultants Inc. at 1317 Cooper Foster Park Road, which is between Linn Road and Oberlin Avenue.

Wade was walking east when she was struck by an eastbound Ford Vandura van driven by a 22-year-old Lorain woman, Cawthon said.

He wouldn’t identify the driver and said it was too early to say if she would be charged.

See Thursday’s Chronicle-Telegram for the full story.

Contact Evan Goodenow at 329-7129 or egoodenow@chroniclet.com