Buffalo man hit by tractor trailer in Ohio dies

Map pointing to the Ohio Turnpike in Swanton, where Hanad Mohamed, 31, of Buffalo was struck and killed Saturday.
Map pointing to the Ohio Turnpike in Swanton, where Hanad Mohamed, 31, of Buffalo was struck and killed Saturday.

SWANTON, Ohio (WIVB) — Ohio authorities say a 31-year-old Buffalo man has been killed after being struck by a tractor-trailer on the Ohio Turnpike after his own vehicle hit a deer.

The state Highway Patrol reports that Hanad Mohamed was fatally injured at about 2:05 a.m. Saturday in northwest Ohio.

Troopers say he had gotten out of his 2006 Nissan Altima after striking a deer, which left his car disabled in the left lane of the westbound side.

The tractor-trailer then hit him.

The other driver and his passenger weren’t hurt. The crash caused a two-hour closure of the westbound lanes.

The crash remains under investigation.

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