COVENTRY TWP. — A pedestrian was struck and killed by a car while walking in the roadway on State Mill Road early Friday morning, the Summit County Sheriff's Office said.

The road was closed between Manchester Road and Portage Lakes Drive for several hours after the 5:30 a.m. incident.

Authorities said a 2015 Honda CRV traveling east on State Mill Road struck the pedestrian. The Honda was driven by a 71-year-old man from Coventry Township.

The pedestrian, identified as a 29-year-old Parma resident, was transported to Cleveland Clinic Akron General where he was pronounced dead at the hospital. The driver of the vehicle did not sustain any injuries.

The accident remains under investigation by the Summit Metro Crash Response Team.