Pedestrian struck and killed in Newark

NEWARK, OHIO – On June 21, 2022 at approximately 11:55AM, the Newark Division of
Police and Fire responded to the area of W. Church St and N. 29th St. on a pedestrian struck by a
vehicle.

Susan Pletcher(75) was crossing W. Church St. northbound on foot when she was struck by a
pickup truck driven by Ashley Browning(37) in the westbound lane. Susan Pletcher was
pronounced dead at the scene by the Newark Fire Department.

The crash is still under investigation at this time. Witnesses or anyone with any information is
encouraged to contact the Newark Division of Police at 740-670-7205.

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