65-year-old man dies in head-on crash in Summit County

Published: Mar. 4, 2022 at 7:34 AM EST
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AKRON, Ohio (WOIO) - A 65-year-old man died Thursday evening in a head-on crash in Akron.

The Summit County Medical Examiner said it happened around 7:20 p.m. on West Thornton Street near Rhodes Avenue.

The victim lost control near the intersection and struck a telephone pole head on, according to the medical examiner.

He was taken to Akron General, where the medical examiner said he was pronounced deceased.

The victim’s identity has not been released, and the medical examiner said an autopsy is scheduled for Thursday.

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