Teen killed, struck by multiple vehicles on I-77 in Akron

The Summit County Sheriff's Office says the boy was a passenger in a car traveling south on Interstate 77

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AKRON, Ohio (AP) – Police say a 17-year-old teenager was killed after he exited a moving car and was subsequently struck by multiple cars on an Ohio highway.

The Summit County Sheriff’s Office says the boy was a passenger in a car traveling south on Interstate 77 when he left the vehicle and was hit.

Authorities pronounced the boy dead at the scene around 2 a.m. Sunday. His identity has not been released.

No charges have been filed.

Police have not released the circumstances surrounding the boy’s death, and an investigation is ongoing.

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