Stark County Sheriffs Office Investigates Fatal Hit-Skip Crash

Plain Township, Ohio - Stark County Sheriff George T. Maier is announcing an investigation into a fatal hit-skip crash in Plain Township.

At 11:52 p.m. on Saturday, December 9th deputies responded to the 1600 block of Diamond Street NE where they located a deceased person near the edge of the roadway.

The victim was later identified as 44-year-old Kimberly Renee Thompson of Plain Township.

The preliminary investigation suggests Thompson may have been struck by a vehicle that fled the scene around 9:45 p.m. on Thursday, December 7th.

Thompson was reported missing on Friday, December 8th.

The Stark County Sheriffs Office was assisted at the scene by the Canton Metro Crash Team.

The investigation continues and anyone with information is asked to contact the Stark County Sheriff’s Office at 330-430-3800.