35-year-old truck driver killed in Portage County crash

35-year-old truck driver killed in Portage County crash

PORTAGE COUNTY, OH (WOIO) - A deadly accident in Portage County early Friday morning.

It happened on SR 5 east of Knapp Road just before 1 a.m.

Corey Mullins, age 35, was driving a tractor with trailer westbound on SR 5 when he crossed the center line, striking Patricia Cobb's vehicle. His truck then traveled off the southside of the roadway striking numerous trees coming to final rest on its side. The Virginia man sustained fatal injuries and was pronounced dead by the Portage County Coroner's Office.

Patricia Cobb was transported to Robinson Memorial Hospital for non-life threatening injuries.

The road is currently closed around the crash area. Estimated time of reopening is unknown. Motorists should use an alternate route.

The crash remains under investigation by the Ohio State Highway Patrol.

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