Wednesday, 15 June 2016 09:28

One Killed, 3 Injured In Coventry Twp. Crash

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One Killed, 3 Injured In Coventry Twp. Crash Credit: Summit County Sheriff's Office

A fatal crash left one person dead and three others injured in Coventry Township early Wednesday morning.

The Summit County Sheriff's Office reports an SUV went off the right side of the roadway and struck the Swartz Road bridge on I-77 northbound.

A 74-year-old Elyria man, a passenger in the vehicle was pronounced dead at the scene. The driver and two passengers were taken to Akron area hospitals by the Coventry Fire Department. Deputies said the driver and one passenger were listed in critical condition.

The third passenger was treated for non-life threatening injuries.

The crash is currently under investigation by the Summit County Sheriff's Crash Team.

Authorities say speed and alcohol do not appear to be factors in the crash at this point.

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