Pedestrian killed walking across section of Market Street in Boardman

Boardman News

The crash happened just before 8 p.m. in front of the Dairy Queen

BOARDMAN, Ohio (WKBN) – A pedestrian has died following a crash in Boardman on Friday night.

It happened just before 8 p.m. on Market Street near Cadillac Drive, in front of the Dairy Queen.

An 86-year-old man was driving a 2019 Chevrolet Malibu southbound on Market Street when he struck a pedestrian, Leon Witiver, 70, who was crossing the road, according to Highway Patrol.

Witiver was transported to St. Elizabeth Health Center in Youngstown, where he was pronounced dead.

An 85-year-old woman who was a passenger in the vehicle at the time of the crash was treated at the scene for minor injuries. The driver was not injured.

The area was closed down for several hours but has since reopened.

Highway Patrol continues to investigate the crash.

More stories from

Copyright 2021 Nexstar Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.

Trending on