Two Vehicle Fatal Crash
in Brimfield Township
Brimfield Township – Troopers from the Ravenna Post of the Ohio State Highway Patrol are investigating two vehicle fatal crash that occurred on State Route 43 at Howe Road. The crash happened at approximately 12:20 PM and involved two passenger vehicles.
Vehicle #1 a 1996 Chrysler was westbound on Howe Road approaching State Route 43.
Vehicle #2 a 2006 Chevrolet was northbound on State Route 43 approaching Howe Road.
Vehicle #1 failed to yield pulling out onto State Route 43 and was struck by vehicle #2.
The driver of vehicle #1 was transported to Akron City Hospital by Brimfield Fire Department where he succumbed to his injuries.
Driver of vehicle #2, Marie Czrnecki, age 36, of Kent, Ohio was transported to University Hospital in Kent, Ohio for non-life threatening injuries.
Alcohol is not believed to be a factor in this crash.
Brimfield Township Fire Department and Brimfield Township Police Department assisted with traffic control in and around the crash scene.
The crash remains under investigation by the Ohio State Highway Patrol.