Pedestrian Struck By Car Dies

Staff Writer

A Lima man died a day after being hit by a car in Wapakoneta.
Wapakoneta Police Chief Russ Hunlock confirmed Michael R. Angel, 32, of Lima, died at 7:05 a.m. Wednesday at St. Rita's Medical Center. Angel was struck by a vehicle on Brighthorn Street, just south of North Street, at 8:43 p.m. Tuesday. Witnesses at the scene reported the vehicle, which was driven by a 34-year-old female from Wapakoneta, stopped on North Street, just east of Brighthorn Street. There reportedly was an argument between Angel and the driver. Angel exited the vehicle and started walking south on Brighthorn Street. The vehicle turned onto Brighthorn Street and struck Angel.
The Allen County Coroner's Office ordered an autopsy. The driver's name is being withheld at this time and the investigation into the incident continues.
Agents from BCI are assisting in the investigation and deputies from the Auglaize County Sheriff's Office assisted at the scene.