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Published: Wednesday, 8/14/2013


Man lying on I-75 
killed after being hit


A Toledo man was hit by a car and killed Monday on I-75 near Collingwood Boulevard in central Toledo.

Elijah Coleman, 19, of Toledo died of multiple injuries suffered in the crash, and was pronounced dead at the scene at 2:32 a.m., according to Dr. Cynthia Beisser, Lucas County deputy coroner.

Mr. Coleman was lying in the far left lane of southbound I-75 near Collingwood Boulevard about 2:30 a.m. when he was struck by a car driven by Frederick Sawyer II, 26, of Inwood Drive, police said. Police did not say why Mr. Coleman was lying in the road. Mr. Sawyer was not hurt, police said.

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