BROWN COUNTY, OH. (THECOUNT) — Alivia June Shumate of Sardinia, Ohio, has been identified as the pedestrian in a fatal Sunday morning hit-and-run in Brown County.

Shumate, 45, was killed Sunday morning near Eagle Township in an apparent hit-and-run vehicle collision.


According to reports, Shumate was discovered deceased after police received a report of a woman laying in the roadway on TX-32 near Schweighart Road in Eagle Township.

Troopers determined Shumate had been fatally struck by a vehicle that then fled the scene.

Shumate was pronounced dead at the scene of blunt force trauma injuries.

The cause of the deadly incident remains under investigation.

Anyone with possible information should contact police at 911.


Geo quick facts: Brown County is a county in the U.S. state of Ohio. As of the 2010 United States Census, the population was 44,846. The county seat is Georgetown. The county was created in 1818 and is named for Major General Jacob Brown, an officer in the War of 1812 who was wounded at the Battle of Lundy’s Lane – Wikipedia.