A fatal traffic crash in an East Waterloo Road parking lot appears to be medically related.
Akron Police Lt. Rick Edwards said 82-year-old Otis Ryce of Akron was driving a 2003 Ford Explorer yesterday around 4:30 p.m. He hit a stop sign and a tree after becoming unresponsive. He was taken to Akron City Hospital where he was pronounced dead.
Edwards said Ryce was wearing his seat belt. Alcohol is not believed to be a factor in the crash.