Canfield Post OHP Investigating Canfield Township Fatal Crash


Canfield Township - The Ohio State Highway Patrol Canfield Post is investigating a fatal crash that occurred on US 62 (Shields Road) in Canfield Township.


At 0314 hours the Mahoning County Sheriffs Office was notified of a crash on Shield Road. The Canfield Post was contacted shortly thereafter.


A white Mercedes Benz SUV was traveling west on Shields Road and failed to negotiate a curve .  The SUV traveled off the right side of the roadway striking a tree and overturning.


One of the occupants of the vehicle was transported to St. Elizabeth's Austintown by a third party where he was pronounced dead.


This crash remains under investigation by the Ohio State Highway Patrol Canfield Post, the Ohio State Highway Patrol Crash Reconstruction Unit, and the Ohio Investigative Unit.