Streetsboro police investigate deadly head-on collision

STREETSBORO, OH (WOIO) - An investigation is underway after a deadly head-on collision in Streetsboro.

It happened shortly after 3PM on SR 14 between Lake Rockwell and Price Road on Valentine's Day.

Responding units found that a white 2006 Kia driven by 68-year-old Henry Kelker had been proceeding southeast, when the vehicle went left of center and struck a red 2011 Kia driven by 29-year-old Tracy Whittaker.

Kelker was transported to Akron City Hospital by the Streetsboro Fire Department and Whittaker was taken to Akron General Hospital by the Ravenna Twp. Fire Department.

On Thursday morning, Kelker died of his injuries sustained in the crash.

It is unknown why Kelker went left of center, however, alcohol and/or drugs are not considered a factor at this time.

The crash remains under investigation by the Streetsboro Police Department.

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