Akron Man Succumbs To Injuries Sustained in Weekend Motorcycle Crash

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SUMMIT COUNTY, OH (WOIO) - The Summit County Medical Examiner's Office and the Ohio State Highway Patrol are investigating the traffic death of 38-year-old Scott Baranek.

The accident happened Saturday at 7PM, when the Akron man was driving a motorcycle at a high rate of speed, southbound on Massillon Road in Springfield Township.

Baranek failed to negotiate a curve and went off the right side of the roadway and struck a fire hydrant and a utility pole.

He was transported to Akron City Hospital where he later died from his injuries on Monday morning.

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