Arson destroys Towpath bridge

Arson destroys Towpath bridge

AKRON, OH (WOIO) - Someone intentionally set fire Tuesday to the Towpath trail bridge in Akron, officials from Summit Metro Parks announced.

The charred bridge is closed north of Wilbeth Trailhead (392 W. Wilbeth Rd.) until the wooden bridge can be replaced.

Summit Metro Parks manages 14,100 acres, including 16 parks, several conservation areas and more than 125 miles of trails, with 22.4 miles of the Ohio & Erie Canal Towpath Trail. Annual attendance averages 5 million visits.

If you know anything about the fire, give police a call.

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