Pedestrian struck, killed on sidewalk near Hollywood Casino
Sun, 22 Jul 2012 16:00:54 GMT —
Police continue to investigate after a northeast Ohio woman was killed Saturday night while walking on a sidewalk in East Toledo, near the Hollywood Casino.
According to Toledo Police, Stefanie Arnold, 27, of Painesville, Ohio, was walking along Miami St. around 8:20 p.m. Saturday, near the Days Inn, with her friend, Chelsea Skoch, 23, of Madison. The women were walking west on the streetâ??s south sidewalk when they were struck by a Chevy Trailblazer driven by Michael Yates, 41, of Toledo.
Heading east on Miami St. Yates is said to have lost control of his vehicle, for reasons yet unknown, veering off the right side of the road and onto the sidewalk, striking the women.
Arnold was pronounced dead at the scene. Skoch was taken to a nearby hospital with multiple traumatic injuries. She is in critical condition.
Yates was taken to a nearby hospital and is in stable condition.