Patrol Investigates Fatal Crash on State Route 3 North of Pleasant Home Rd.
Patrol Investigates Fatal Crash on State Route 3 north of Pleasant Home Rd. in Canaan Township in Wayne County
Canaan Township – The Ohio State Highway Patrol is currently investigating a two vehicle fatal crash that occurred at 4:23 p.m. on State Route 3 North of Pleasant Home Rd. in Canaan Township in Wayne County.
The crash involved a black 2021 Kia Seltos driven by Raven N. Park, age 31, of Seville, Ohio and a black 2007 Jeep Cherokee driven by Damon C. Hart, age 33, of Chippewa Lake, Ohio.
Initial investigation revealed Mr. Hart was southbound on State Route 3. Mrs. Park was traveling northbound on State Route 3. Mr. Hart’s vehicle traveled left of center striking Mrs. Park’s vehicle head on. After impact Mrs. Park’s vehicle traveled off the right side of the roadway.
Mrs. Park was pronounced deceased at the scene.
Mr. Hart was transported by Canaan Township Fire Department to Akron General Hospital with serious life threatening injuries.
The Ohio State Highway Patrol Reconstruction Unit, Wayne County Coroner’s Office, and the Ohio Department of Transportation assisted on scene.
Alcohol does not seem to be a factor in this crash. Both drivers were belted. The crash remains under investigation.