The Canton Post of the Ohio State Highway Patrol is investigating a motor vehicle crash resulting in a fatality.


Plain Township, Ohio The Canton Post of the Ohio State Highway Patrol is investigating a fatal crash which occurred on Friday, October 27, 2017 at 02:33 A.M. The crash occurred on US 62 in the area of Harrisburg Avenue, located in Plain Township, Stark County.

A 2011 Toyota Venza was traveling east on US 62. The Toyota traveled off the right side of the roadway and struck a sign and a tree head-on.

The Toyota was operated by Glen C. Evans, 33, of Canton, Ohio. Mr. Evans was transported from the scene by Plain Township Fire to Mercy Hospital with serious injuries. Mr. Evans pronounced deceased at the hospital due to injuries sustained in the crash. Next of Kin was notified by the Stark County Coroners Office.

The available safety belt was not in use by Mr. Evans at the time of the crash. Alcohol is expected to have contributed to the crash. The crash remains under investigation.