1 man, 1 woman hospitalized after plane crashes behind school in Summit County, officials say

Published: Jul. 4, 2022 at 7:48 PM EDT
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AKRON, Ohio (WOIO) - A plane crashed behind an Akron school on Monday, Akron officials told 19 News.

A plane crashed behind an Akron school on Monday, Akron officials told 19 News.
A plane crashed behind an Akron school on Monday, Akron officials told 19 News.(Source: Ohio State Highway Patrol)

Officials told 19 News the plane crashed around 7 p.m. behind the Hyre CLC, located at 2385 Wedgewood Dr., officials said.

A man, who piloted the plane, and a woman who was a passenger, were both transported to a local hospital and are in serious condition, according to Sgt. Ray Santiago of the Ohio State Highway Patrol.

Sgt. Santiago said officials believed the cause of the crash was due to the plane running out of fuel near the Akron-Fulton airport.

The crash is still under investigation.

This story is ongoing and will be updated as more details are released.

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