Wednesday, 25 July 2012 10:49

Akron Man Killed In Crash

An Akron man is dead following a two-vehicle crash in New Franklin.

State troopers at the Canton patrol post say it happened about 12:40 p.m. Tuesday when a minivan driven by George Derry, 73, pulled out of a parking lot on Manchester Road and into the path of a panel van driven by William Palmeri, 33, also of Akron.  The impact sent Derry's van off the road.

Palmeri and his passenger were not hurt, but Derry was pronounced dead at Baberton City Hospital about 45 minutes after the wreck.

Troopers say Derry was not wearing a safety belt. 

The crash is still under investigation.

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Saturday, 24 March 2012 09:49

Route 303 Crash Kills One

A Peninsula woman is dead following a two-vehicle crash on Route 303 in Boston Heights. 

The Summit County Medical Examiner's Office says an autopsy will be performed today on Melissa Pearsall, 33, to determine what caused her to lose control of her vehicle Friday afternoon.  She went off one side of the road, then cross back over and hit another car in the opposite lane. 

Pearsall was pronouced dead at the scene.

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