July 31, 2014

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Pedestrian fatally struck by vehicle

PITTSFIELD TWP. – A Wellington man was fatally struck by a vehicle on Wednesday morning.

John Sobieski, 71, of the 17000 block of Pitts Road, was walking on Hughes Road west of state Route 58 at about 7:30 a.m. when a 2009 Dodge Ram traveling eastbound hit him.

CentralLorainCountyEMS transported Sobieski to MercyAllenHospital in Oberlin, where he was pronounced dead.

The Dodge Ram was driven by Gary Mann, 62, of the 46000 block of Hughes Road, Oberlin.

Alcohol was not a contributing factor, and the crash remains under investigation.

  • Sis Delish

    Sounds unthinkable that a Old Man walking on a Country Road could not be avoided by a Dodge RAM.