Pedestrian hit and killed on US 23 near Monroe St.

      Sylvania Police use their headlights to illuminate the area where a pedestrian was hit and killed on US-23.

      Sylvania Police were called to the scene of an accident, involving a vehicle that hit a pedestrian, along US-23 southbound near Monroe Street on Thursday night.

      The crash happened just after 10 p.m. and forced officials to close the Southbound lanes of US-23 as they investigated the incident.

      The latest information from the scene indicated that the pedestrian was walking along the roadway when they were hit by a tractor-trailer.

      The pedestrian died at the scene.

      Officials have not released any information on the victim as of this time.