The Canton Post of the
Ohio State Highway Patrol is investigating a fatal vehicle crash
Township of Marlboro - The Canton Post of the Ohio State Highway Patrol is investigating a fatal crash involving one vehicle and two parked vehicles, which occurred on July 3rd, 2019 at approximately 3:30 PM. The crash occurred on State Route 619 near the intersection of Marlboro Avenue NE, in the Township of Marlboro, Stark County, Ohio.
Neal E. Keller, 57, of Marlboro Township, was operating a black 2016 Chevrolet Silverado, northbound on Marlboro Avenue approaching the intersection of State Route 619.
Mr. Keller failed to stop at the stop sign and traveled off the roadway, into a parking lot and struck two parked Marlboro Tow Trucks.
One tow truck was occupied at the time of crash by, Logan Mercer, 21, of Louisville, Ohio. Mr. Mercer was transported to Aultman Hospital by Marlboro Township EMS, with non-life threatening injuries.
Mr. Keller, sustained life threatening injuries and was pronounced deceased on scene and later transported to the Stark County Coroners Office.
Alcohol and Drug use does not appear to be a factor in this crash. The crash remains under investigation. Mr. Keller was not wearing his seat belt during this crash.