STOW — An 86-year-old man was struck and killed at 5:10 p.m. Monday while he was walking in the parking lot of RSVP Food & Party Outlet, 4431 Kent Road.
James W. Skeese of Stow was hit by a 2001 Dodge Ram pickup which was traveling northbound through the lot, police said. The truck was driven by a 19-year-old man from Kent, who remained at the scene and is cooperating with the investigation, police said.
Alcohol and drugs do not appear to be factors in the crash, police said.
Skeese was unresponsive when officers arrived. They administered CPR and Stow EMS took him to Summa Akron City Hospital where he later died.
The Summit County Metro Crash Response Team responded to the scene to assist Stow police with the investigation, which is continuing.