Police: Abduction suspect killed after being struck by vehicle on interstate

A man wanted in connection with an abduction was struck and killed while fleeing police on I-75 early Wednesday morning, Cincinnati police say. Police state that they received a call for a potential abduction late Tuesday evening. Officers spotted the car and pursued the suspect across the greater Cincinnati area. When police were able to stop the vehicle, the suspect fled on foot. The suspect entered I-75 northbound, near the Freeman Avenue area, and was struck by at least one vehicle. The suspect, who has been identified only as a 34-year-old man, was pronounced dead at the scene. Sharing brings us closer together. If this story happened near you, share this article with friends in your area using the WLWT mobile app so they can read along with you. The WLWT app is available for free in Apple’s App Store and on Google Play.The woman who was abducted was found and is okay. Her family members notified the Ohio State Highway Patrol of her abduction and they notified the Cincinnati Police Department. “The initial information that I have is a family member, family or friend, of the woman contacted Ohio State Patrol and Ohio State Patrol relayed the information to us,” said Cincinnati police chief Terri Theetge. No officers were injured in the pursuit. Just before 6:30 a.m. Wednesday morning all lanes have been reopenedFor live traffic updates, click here.Do you have photos or video of an incident? If so, upload them to https://www.wlwt.com/upload. Be sure to include your name and additional details so we can give you proper credit online and on TV.

A man wanted in connection with an abduction was struck and killed while fleeing police on I-75 early Wednesday morning, Cincinnati police say.

Police state that they received a call for a potential abduction late Tuesday evening. Officers spotted the car and pursued the suspect across the greater Cincinnati area.

When police were able to stop the vehicle, the suspect fled on foot. The suspect entered I-75 northbound, near the Freeman Avenue area, and was struck by at least one vehicle.

The suspect, who has been identified only as a 34-year-old man, was pronounced dead at the scene.

Sharing brings us closer together. If this story happened near you, share this article with friends in your area using the WLWT mobile app so they can read along with you. The WLWT app is available for free in Apple’s App Store and on Google Play.

The woman who was abducted was found and is okay. Her family members notified the Ohio State Highway Patrol of her abduction and they notified the Cincinnati Police Department.

“The initial information that I have is a family member, family or friend, of the woman contacted Ohio State Patrol and Ohio State Patrol relayed the information to us,” said Cincinnati police chief Terri Theetge.

No officers were injured in the pursuit.

Just before 6:30 a.m. Wednesday morning all lanes have been reopened

For live traffic updates, click here.

Do you have photos or video of an incident? If so, upload them to https://www.wlwt.com/upload. Be sure to include your name and additional details so we can give you proper credit online and on TV.

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