Police look to video after Marine death in Ohio

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BELLEFONTAINE, Ohio (AP) -- Police investigating a hit-and-run crash that killed a U.S. Marine from Virginia say they've collected surveillance video from businesses and other evidence from the scene in western Ohio.

Police have been trying to identify the vehicle that struck 34-four-year-old Monica Plank after midnight Sunday after she left a restaurant in Bellefontaine (behl-FOWN'-tihn), northwest of Columbus. Plank was a Marine gunnery sergeant from Stafford, Va.

The Bellefontaine Examiner (http://bit.ly/1huVpBs ) reports Plank had been walking in the roadway to avoid deep snow and ice on the sidewalks. She died hours after the crash at a Columbus hospital.

Her husband, Chris Plank, was an estimate 100 to 200 feet behind her at the time of the crash. He is also a U.S. Marine sergeant and is from the Bellefontaine area.

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Information from: Bellefontaine Examiner, http://www.examiner.org