A Canton man was killed in a hit-skip traffic accident early Thursday in Canton.

Dead is Christian A. Thornton, 24, the Ohio Highway Patrol reported.

The accident occurred at 1:47 a.m. at the intersection of Market Avenue North and 30th Street.

Thornton was crossing Market Avenue when he was struck by a vehicle that left the scene. He died later at Mercy Medical Center.

The Highway Patrol post is asking anyone with information pertaining to the crash to please contact the Canton Post at 330-433-6200.