Pedestrian Killed In Athens County Hit-And-Run Accident

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The Ohio State Highway Patrol is searching for a person who killed a pedestrian in an Athens County hit-and-run accident Saturday evening.

A spokesperson from the highway patrol's Athens Post says Roger Jordan, 57, of Glouster died on impact.

Authorities say the driver fled the scene on Pleasanton Road heading eastbound on county roads. 

Jordan was taken to Jagers and Sons Funeral Home on Morris Avenue after he was pronounced dead at the scene.

Authorities closed the roadway for two hours after the crash.