Man killed changing tire along Ohio interstate - 13abc.com Toledo (OH) News, Weather and Sports

Man killed changing tire along Ohio interstate

Posted: Updated:

WARRENSVILLE HEIGHTS, Ohio (AP) - Authorities say a man was killed when he was hit by a car while changing a tire by the side of a northeast Ohio interstate highway.

WEWS-TV reports that it happened Sunday afternoon along Interstate 480, a loop highway that connects the Ohio Turnpike with suburban Cleveland. Westbound I-480 in Warrensville Heights was closed for hours afterward.

The victim's name hasn't been released. The driver of the vehicle that hit him pulled over afterward.

All lanes were reopened Sunday night. The accident is still under investigation.

Copyright 2014 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

  • RegionalMore>>

  • McComb boil advisory lifted

    McComb boil advisory lifted

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 2:20 PM EDT2014-07-22 18:20:49 GMT
    The village of McComb's boil advisory is no longer in effect.
    The village of McComb's boil advisory is no longer in effect.
  • Dayton Air Force base plans hundreds of layoffs

    Dayton Air Force base plans hundreds of layoffs

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 9:55 AM EDT2014-07-22 13:55:41 GMT
    DAYTON, Ohio (AP) - Civilian employees at Ohio's largest military base will have until Aug. 1 to notify officials if they plan to retire or leave with incentives ahead of hundreds of layoffs this fall. The incentives are meant to encourage employees at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base near Dayton to leave voluntarily before the base eliminates 372 workers by Oct. 1. The Air Force says it will save $1.6 billion by eliminating more than 3,400 jobs throughout the service. Base spokesman Daryl Ma...
    DAYTON, Ohio (AP) - Civilian employees at Ohio's largest military base will have until Aug. 1 to notify officials if they plan to retire or leave with incentives ahead of hundreds of layoffs this fall. The incentives are meant to encourage employees at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base near Dayton to leave voluntarily before the base eliminates 372 workers by Oct. 1. The Air Force says it will save $1.6 billion by eliminating more than 3,400 jobs throughout the service. Base spokesman Daryl Ma...
  • Donations to Ohio State rise again

    Donations to Ohio State rise again

    Ohio State University says it took in a near-record $404 million in donations in the past 12 months.
    Ohio State University says it took in a near-record $404 million in donations in the past 12 months.
  • Top StoriesMore>>

  • Breaking News

    Tenant accused of murdering landlord

    Tenant accused of murdering landlord

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 5:12 PM EDT2014-07-22 21:12:50 GMT
    A man is behind bars tonight, accused of murdering his landlord. Lenawee County sheriff's deputies arrested Michael Thorn Anderson Tuesday afternoon for the murder of Larry Smith.
    A man is behind bars tonight, accused of murdering his landlord. Lenawee County sheriff's deputies arrested Michael Thorn Anderson Tuesday afternoon for the murder of Larry Smith.
  • Blade Briefing: Sec. of State visits Lucas Co. BOE

    Blade Briefing: Sec. of State visits Lucas Co. BOE

    Secretary of State Jon Husted was in Lucas County Tuesday meeting with the new board of elections. He's trying to make sure this new group understands his expectations and will be ready for the next election.
  • What exactly is ozone?

    What exactly is ozone?

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 5:04 PM EDT2014-07-22 21:04:32 GMT
      Ozone is natural and even necessary but can irritate the lungs
      Ozone is natural and even necessary but can irritate the lungs

Area Events Calendar

See It, Shoot It, Send It!