STARK COUNTY, OH (WOIO) - The Ohio State Highway Patrol is investigating a fatal crash that occurred on September 22, at 6:29 p.m. The crash occurred on SR 183 (Union Ave.) south of Marvindale St., Paris Township, Stark County.
Justin T. Keister, 28, of 201 N. Main St., Minerva, Ohio was operating a 2003 Ford Explorer southbound on SR 183 when he drove off the right edge of the roadway. Mr. Keister overcorrected and lost control then drove off the left side of the roadway striking a ditch causing the vehicle to overturn several times before coming to rest. Mr. Keister who was belted at the time of the crash was transported to Aultman Hospital with minor injuries.
Sabrina M. Clark, age 37 of 201 N. Main St., Minerva, Ohio who was the front seat passenger was transported to Aultman Hospital where she passed away as a result of her injuries. Ms. Clark was not belted at the time of the crash.
Alcohol does not appear to be a factor in this crash. To date in 2014, Stark County has lost 28 lives in fatal crashes.
The crash remains under investigation.