Bluffton woman hit while walking on SR 199

FOSTORIA – A woman was taken by medical helicopter to a Toledo hospital Sunday after reportedly being hit by a vehicle while walking on SR 199 north of Fostoria.

Bridgette Staley, 23, of Bluffton, was in serious condition at The Toledo Hospital Sunday evening, a hospital spokeswoman said.

The accident was reported about 3 a.m. at SR 199 and Pelton Road. According to a release from Wood County Sheriff’s Office, a report was received of an unresponsive person lying in the roadway, and Fostoria EMS and West Millgrove Fire Department were sent to the Perry Township scene.

Staley first was taken to ProMedica Fostoria Community Hospital before being transported by air ambulance to Toledo. The suspect vehicle later was located, and the driver was identified, according to the release.

The incident was under investigation Sunday, it states.