AKRON, OH (WOIO) - Akron Police were called to the scene of a fatal accident on Manchester Road. It happened around 2:50 a.m. Sunday.
The Summit County Medical Examiner says the victim is a male but he has not been identified yet.
The man was driving southbound on Manchester near Wilbeth when he went off the right side of the road, struck a pole and crashed into a building. The vehicle then caught on fire.
Manchester Road was closed between Wilbeth Road and Flora Avenue while utility crews repaired a pole damaged in the accident.
The road has since re-opened.