One killed in fiery I-71 crash near Bellville

  • Source: Mansfield News Journal
  • Published: 10/11/2017 07:55 PM

A Youngstown woman was killed in a two-vehicle crash on Interstate 71 north in Morrow County just south of the Richland County line on Wednesday night, the Ohio Highway Patrol reported. A 22-year-old Akron man was driving north in the left lane on I-71 in a 2015 Chrysler 200 around 7:20 p.m. Wednesday when he struck a deer and then was hit by another northbound vehicle, according to the Highway Patrol. The second vehicle, a 2000 Chevy Cavalier driven by a 20-year-old Youngstown woman, caught fire after hitting the man's car. The woman died. The man sustained serious injuries, according to a patrol dispatcher. No passengers are believed to have been in either vehicle.


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