Elderly woman killed in Geauga County crash - Cleveland 19 News Cleveland, OH

Elderly woman killed in Geauga County crash


A 79-year-old woman was killed in a single car crash in Montville Township on Monday afternoon.

It happened on US 6 around 5:30 p.m.

Police say a Ford Escape - driven by Mildred E. Pesta - crossed over the centerline and traveled off the left side of the roadway, striking a ditch. The vehicle then overturned and struck a tree.

Pesta was pronounced dead at the scene by the Geauga County Coroner. She was wearing her safety belt.

Alcohol and speed are not believed to be factors in the crash. An investigation is underway.

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