Champion Teenager Hit While Jogging

Bicyclist Killed in Crash
A Green Township man was killed while riding his bike Friday afternoon.

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The Ohio State Highway Patrol said Ana-Carmine Ruiz, 17, was jogging westbound on Airport Road around 9:30 p.m. when she was hit by an SUV driven by John Pickett, 45, of Champion.

Ruiz’s father was riding a bicycle behind her at the time of the accident.

Ruiz was taken to Trumbull Memorial Hospital and is in stable condition.

The crash remains under investigation.

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