Elementary school teacher killed in late night crash

PERRY TOWNSHIP, OH (WOIO) - A 40-year-old teacher killed in a late night crash in Perry Township.

The crash happened on 12th Street NW west of Whipple Avenue at 11:30PM.

Christy R. Gossett - a 4th grade teacher at Lake Cable Elementary School - was traveling westbound on 12th Street when her Dodge Ram went off the right side of the roadway, and then came back across and off the left side of the road, striking a utility pole.

Gossett was not wearing her safety belt at the time of the crash, and was pronounced dead at the scene by the Stark County Medical Examiner.

The crash remains under investigation.

Gossett had been with the District for 10 years.

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