Man hit and killed by log truck in Lawrence County, Ohio identified


UPDATE (2:44 p.m. on Monday, November 8): The person killed by a log truck earlier on Monday morning in Fayette Township, Ohio has been identified.

According to the Ohio State Highway Patrol Ironton Post, 33-year-old Eric J. Boothe, of Bidwell, Ohio, was walking on US 52 when he was struck by a Mack truck hauling logs. He was pronounced dead on the scene.

The incident is still under investigation.

BURLINGTON, OH (WOWK)—One person is dead after being hit by a log truck early Monday morning.

A pedestrian was struck on US 52 westbound in Burlington in between South Point and Lowes.

13 News reporter Andie Bernhardt spoke with Ohio State Highway Patrol, and they told her that they received the call around 8:13 a.m. on Monday.

We will update this story as more information becomes available.

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