Pedestrian who was struck, killed on Winton Road, identified

Police closed Winton from Hempstead to Cross County for the investigation (WKRC)

SPRINGFIELD TOWNSHIP, Ohio (WKRC) - A fatal accident has Winton Road closed in Springfield Township.

Police confirm it was a pedestrian who was struck and killed in the accident at approximately 1:15 p.m.

Yadu Baskota of Springfield Township was struck by a 2016 Ford F-150 as she was crossing the intersection, according to a release from Springfield Township.

Baskota died as a result of her injuries. The driver of the striking vehicle was not injured.

Winton Road is closed between Hempstead and Cross County. Township officials believe it will be 6 p.m. before it reopens.

Traffic is being diverted behind Brentwood Plaza.

The crash remains under investigation by the Springfield Township Police Department Traffic Safety Division. Anyone who witnessed the accident or has information is asked to contact the Springfield Township Police Department at (513) 729-1300.

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