Wednesday, 02 January 2019 10:53

Update: Wrong Way Drunk Driver Dies

A Canton mother and her two young children were injured when they were hit by a wrong-way, drunk driver on New Year's Eve.

According to reports, the crash happened along US 62 Eastbound between Market and Cleveland Avenue in Canton about 11:35 Monday night.

The other driver, who was heading westbound in the eastbound lanes, was taken to Aultman and then transfered to an Summa Akron City Hospital where he reportedly died Tuesday night. 

He's been identified as Jose Lopez Chavez of Canton. 

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