Man killed changing tire along Ohio interstate

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WARRENSVILLE HEIGHTS, Ohio (AP) -- Authorities say a man was killed when he was hit by a car while changing a tire by the side of a northeast Ohio interstate highway.

WEWS-TV (http://bit.ly/1j5ybBQ ) reports that it happened Sunday afternoon along Interstate 480, a loop highway that connects the Ohio Turnpike with suburban Cleveland. Westbound I-480 in Warrensville Heights was closed for hours afterward.

The victim's name hasn't been released. The driver of the vehicle that hit him pulled over afterward.

All lanes were reopened Sunday night. The accident is still under investigation.

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Information from: WEWS-TV, http://www.newsnet5.com