The State Highway Patrol says the boy was on his way back to his grandparents’ home when he was hit Tuesday afternoon along state Route 28 in Chillicothe, roughly 40 miles south of Columbus.
Ohio is among the first states receiving federal funds to expand broadband access to rural areas. And state officials say that means new jobs and increased economic growth for some of Ohio’s hardest-hit counties.
U.S. Senator Sherrod Brown and other Capitol Hill colleagues visited Zanesville Monday to talk about rural issues affecting the area. WOSU reports the forum was a stark contrast to other recent health care town hall-style meetings.