Victim Identified in Fatal Hit-Skip Crash

 (Canton Township, Ohio) – The Stark County Sheriff’s Office, in conjunction with the Canton/Metro Crash Team, is currently investigating a fatal hit-skip crash.

On Saturday, July 14th at approximately 11:15 p.m. the Sheriff’s Office was contacted in reference to a female located on the side of the roadway in the area of Mapleton St. SE and Dalemont Ave. SE in Canton Township.

Th victim was later identified as 30-year-old Brianna Marie Lilly. Lilly had been walking in the area when she was struck by a vehicle that then fled the scene. Lilly succumbed to her injuries at the scene of the crash.

Investigators have identified the driver of the vehicle involved in the incident and criminal charges are expected as the investigation continues.