Middletown police ID man struck, killed on University Boulevard

A man who was walking on South University Boulevard in Middletown when he was struck and killed on Wednesday has been identified.

Police said David Lee Jones, 66, of Middletown, was near the N-Stock Box corrugated container sheet plant just before 9:30 p.m. when a vehicle hit him. When emergency officials arrived, Jones was dead.

An investigation by the Middletown Police Dept. with help from the Butler Co. Sheriff’s Office Severe Traffic Accident Reconstruction Team determined impaired driving nor excessive speed were factors in the crash.

The investigation is ongoing.

“The Middletown Division of Police is committed to working in partnership with the citizens of Middletown to Keep Middletown a safe place to live, work and visit,” states a news release from the MPD regarding the incident.

About the Author