Pedestrian Killed In Accident On Radford Road

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The Ohio State Highway Patrol is investigating an accident that killed a pedestrian on Radford Road.

According to the news release by the Athens Post of the Highway Patrol, Richard Syracuse was hit by a vehicle while crossing the road around 9:39 p.m. on Friday.

The Patrol identified the driver of the vehicle as Sarah Harkins of Athens. Syracuse was pronounced dead at O'Bleness Hospital.  

The Athens News reports Syracuse was a retired professor of music at the Ohio University.