Highway Patrol identifies woman killed after being hit by car while crossing Boardman highway

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The woman was carrying bags of groceries when she was hit

BOARDMAN, Ohio (WKBN) – The Ohio State Highway Patrol has identified the woman who was killed late Thursday night after a car hit her on US-224 in Boardman.

The victim is Nilsa Lascola, of Boardman.

The car was traveling east on 224 as Lascola was carrying groceries and crossing the road near Amhearst Avenue, not far from Jay’s Hot Dogs. The car hit her around 9 p.m., according to the Highway Patrol.

Highway Patrol closed a section of the road from Market Street to Glenwood Avenue for about three hours while the fire department cleared her bags. US-224 has since reopened.

No charges have been filed as of now.

The driver was not injured.

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