RAVENNA, Ohio (News Talk 1480 WHBC) – A 23-year-old Portage County man is dead in an accident north of Deerfield Tuesday night, just after dusk.

The state patrol says Mathew Dedon of Diamond was skateboarding on Tallmadge Road in Palmyra Township when he was hit from behind by a pickup truck.

The truck driver attempted to administer first aid at the scene.

She was not hurt.