DAYTON, Ohio (WDTN) – Police have arrested a suspect after a 49-year-old woman died after being hit by a car in Dayton Wednesday.
Traci Taylor, of Dayton, died at Miami Valley Hospital after the crash, according to the Montgomery County Coroner’s Office.
The fatal crash happened around 8:20 p.m. on Linden Avenue near Xenia Avenue. Montgomery County Regional Dispatch told 2 NEWS the person driving the vehicle hit Taylor and then hit a building. The driver left the scene, leaving behind two dogs in the car.
The initial investigation found that Taylor and the suspect knew each other, according to Dayton Police Sergeant Gordon Cairns. The suspect is in custody and is being held at the Montgomery County Jail. Cairns said the investigation is ongoing at this time.
2 NEWS is working to learn more about this incident and will keep you updated when more information is available.