Police: Alcohol suspected as factor in fatal crash near Canton - Cleveland 19 News Cleveland, OH

Police: Alcohol suspected as factor in fatal crash near Canton

(Source: WOIO) (Source: WOIO)
CANTON, OH (WOIO) -

The Ohio State Highway Patrol is investigating a fatal crash near Canton.

The one-vehicle crash occurred around 1 a.m. Saturday in Massillon City, near North Avenue and 1st Street.

Police say they tried to pull over a 2004 Ford Taurus on North Avenue when it accelerated, lost control, and went off the road, striking two utility poles.

Police said the driver, Victoria Charmaine Provitt, 22, died in the crash.

The passenger, Chine Marie Myricks, 22, sustained non-life-threatening injuries.

Alcohol is suspected to be a factor in the crash, police said.

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