2 dead in fatal Lexington Township crash

2 dead in fatal Lexington Township crash

LEXINGTON TOWNSHIP, OH (WOIO) - The Ohio State Highway Patrol is investigating a fatal crash that occurred on SR 619 in Lexington Township.

The crash happened at approximately 7:05 P.M. on Friday, February 19th.

Troopers say a 2004 Chevy Impala that was occupied by Leland Wright, 24, and Aubrie White, 28, lost control at a high rate of speed and drove off the left side of the roadway, striking a utility pole and multiple trees.

Mr. Wright and Ms. Wright were both ejected from the vehicle and were pronounced dead at the scene.

This is Stark County's 4th and 5th fatality in 2016.

The crash remains under investigation.

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