351.01  RIGHT OF WAY IN CROSSWALK.
   (a)   When traffic control signals are not in place or not in operation the driver of a vehicle shall yield the right of way, slowing down or stopping if need be to so yield, to a pedestrian crossing the street within a crosswalk when the pedestrian is upon the half of the street upon which the vehicle is traveling, or when the pedestrian is approaching so closely from the opposite half of the street as to be in danger.
   (b)   No pedestrian shall suddenly leave a curb or other place of safety or walk or run into the path of a vehicle which is so close as to constitute an immediate hazard.
   (c)   Subsection (a) hereof does not apply under the conditions stated in Section 351.02(b).
   (d)    Whenever any vehicle is stopped at a marked crosswalk or at any unmarked crosswalk at an intersection to permit a pedestrian to cross the street, the driver of any other vehicle approaching from the rear shall not overtake and pass the stopped vehicle.
(Ord. 7-83. Passed 3-21-83.)
   (e)   If the offender commits the offense while distracted and the distracting activity is a contributing factor to the commission of the offense, the offender is subject to the additional fine established under Section 303.991 of the Traffic Code.
(ORC 4511.46)