Man walking along road dies after being hit by pickup

Patrol investigating fatal crash.
Norwalk Reflector Staff
Apr 16, 2014


The Elyria post of the state Highway Patrol is investigating a fatal crash that took place at 7:30 a.m. today on Hughes Road, west of Ohio 58 in Lorain County's Pittsfield Township.

John Sobieski, 71, of 17160 Pitts Road, was walking on Hughes Road when he was hit by an eastbound 2009 Dodge Ram pickup truck driven by Gary R. Mann, 62, of 46488 Hughes Road, troopers said.

Sobieski was transported from the scene by Central Lorain County EMS to Mercy Allen Hospital in Oberlin, where he was pronounced dead, troopers said.

Troopers did not have further details, other than stating that alcohol was not a contributing factor.