Teen killed after bike slams into SUV - Cleveland 19 News Cleveland, OH

Canton teen killed after bike slams into SUV

CANTON, OH (WOIO) -

Canton Police are investigating a fatal bicycle accident stemming from Friday evening.

According to Canton Police, a 14-year-old was riding was his bicycle down the hill on Gibbs Ave NW around 9:20 p.m. was unable to stop his bike at the intersection at Lawrence Road and came crashing into an SUV. 

The teen, Tajan Burt of Canton, struck the SUV in the intersection and was ejected from his bike.

Burt was taken to Mercy Medical Center where he later died.

The driver of the SUV,  Stephany Faulkner, 23, will not face charges in connection with the crash.

Canton Police tell 19 Action News the residential area where the crash occurred has not been a "problem intersection."

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