Skateboarder Injured in Hit-and-Run

A local skateboarder was the victim of a hit-and-run.  

The Ohio State Highway Patrol reported the injury crash on Orr Road in northern Ross County Friday morning.  23-year-old Jacob Howard of Chillicothe was riding his longboard skateboard northbound on Orr Road.  

A silver SUV was also northbound, and struck Howard.  It was called in at 7:27am, and Green Township EMS transported him to Adena Regional Medical Center by with non-life threatening injuries.  

The driver of the SUV failed to stop at the scene. Anyone with information is encouraged to contact the Highway Patrol Post in Chillicothe at (740) 775-7782.


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