March 29, 2020 Lieutenant Carlos M. Smith State Patrol Investigates Fatal Crash Copley Township - The Ohio State Highway Patrol is currently investigating a one vehicle, fatal crash which occurred on March 29, 2020 at approximately 6:48 P.M. The crash occurred on Jacoby Road at Wright Road, in Copley Township, Summit County. The crash occurred when Gwendolyn Wheeler, age 58, from Akron, Ohio who was operating a silver 2012 Kia Soul, failed to stop at a stop sign and continued straight through the intersection and into some trees. Ms. Wheeler sustained serious injuries in the crash. She transported to Akron General Hospital by Copley Township Fire Department where she was later pronounced deceased. The Ohio State Highway Patrol was assisted on scene by officers from the Copley Township Police Department and the Bath Township Fire Department. Ms. Wheeler was not wearing a seatbelt when the crash occurred, and alcohol appears to be a factor in this crash. This crash remains under investigation. *