Man killed in Akron crash identified

Akron police say a man was killed after making a U-turn Friday around 12:30 p.m. on State Route 59 near North Howard Street.

The man was traveling eastbound on State Route 59 in a red, Honda Civic. He made the U-turn and was struck by a woman driving a mini-van traveling westbound on State Route 59.

The victim, identified as 17-year-old Dominic Riley of Akron, was pronounced dead at the scene.

The female driver was transported to Akron City Hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

The accident remains under investigation.

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