Mary Alice Reporting – A Tuesday night incident where a pedestrian was hit by a vehicle has been resolved with an arrest.

At roughly 8:55pm, New Philadelphia Police were called about a pedestrian being struck on East High Avenue, at the Beaver Creek Apartments. Responding law enforcement found two injured men, who were transported to the hospital.

55-year-old Ronald Rader died from sustained injuries.

As for the involved vehicle, the driver fled the scene but that vehicle was located and a 22-year-old New Philadelphia man was taken into custody.

The Tuscarawas County Prosecutor’s Office will be sent a report for official charges.

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