Teen killed in Perry Township accident

PERRY TOWNSHIP, OH (WOIO) - The Canton Post of the Highway Patrol is investigating a fatal crash that occurred around 12:22 a.m. Saturday morning.  It happened on 12th St. NW near Bowen Ave. in Perry Twp., Stark County.

A 2002 Ford Explorer, driven by Kasey L. Schilling, 18 of Massillon was traveling westbound on St. east of Bowen Avenue when the vehicle overturned sliding off the right side of the roadway, striking a guardrail and a ditch. The vehicle overturned ejecting both the driver and the passenger.

The passenger Victoria L. Wells, 18 of Canton, sustained fatal injuries as a result of the crash and was pronounced deceased at the scene.

Schilling was taken to Mercy Medical Center for her Injuries.

Neither the driver nor the passenger was wearing their seatbelt at the lime of the crash. Speed appears to be a factor in the crash.

The crash remains under investigation.

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