Woman struck, killed by truck in Southern Park Mall parking lot

Southern Park Mall fatal pedestrian accident


BOARDMAN, Ohio (WYTV) – A woman was hit in the parking lot at the Southern Park Mall in Boardman.

Police said the victim, in her mid-60s, was leaving the store when she was hit by a pickup truck near JCPenney on Tuesday morning.

The woman was taken to St. Elizabeth Hospital, where she died as a result of her injuries.

The victim’s name has not been released yet because police are still trying to reach her husband, who is on a hunting trip.

Boardman Police Department, with help from the Ohio State Highway Patrol, is investigating the crash and circumstances surrounding it. Officers spent several hours at the scene talking to witnesses Tuesday.

No charges have been filed yet.

The Southern Park Mall declined to comment Tuesday morning, citing an active investigation.