Willoughby: Woman dies after being struck by van

4:10 PM, Nov 15, 2012   |    comments
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WILLOUGHBY -- Just before 11 a.m. Thursday, Willoughby Police and Fire Departments responded to a traffic accident involving a 2003 Dodge Ram 1500 van and a pedestrian on private property at 4860 Robinhood Drive.

The pedestrian, Bertha J. Adams, 91, of Willoughby died.

The driver of the van was headed west in the Willo Plaza Shopping Center driveway from Robinhood Drive. He turned right into the west parking lot of the Hantz Group and struck Adams.

Witnesses stated Adams was walking west, with the assistance of her walker, while attempting to cross the same parking lot.

Adams was taken to Lake West Medical Center in Willoughby where she died from her injuries.

The van's driver was not injured.

The Willoughby Police Traffic Crash Investigation Unit continues to investigate this crash.

If you have information regarding this crash, please contact the Willoughby Police Department at 440-953-4212.


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