A Stark County teacher is dead after a crash this morning.
NewsChannel 5 reports that 32 year-old Perry Local Schools teacher Matthew McLeese of Perry Township, died after the crash with a semi-trailer at the intersection of Faircrest and Sherman Church.
Canton police say it happened at about 10:20 Saturday morning.
The Canton Fire Department had to extricate McLeese from his car and transport him to Aultman Hospital, where he died of his injuries.
Pfieffer Intermediate School's website lists McLeese as a science and social studies teacher.
The crash is still under investigation.
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