Teen killed in Canton crash on 3rd Street NE

CANTON, Ohio - A teenager was killed when he lost control of his car and hit a tree in the 1600 block of 3rd Street NE in Canton just before 2:30 a.m. Friday.

According to police, the driver was northbound on 3rd Street NE near Riverside Drive NE at a high rate of speed when he lost control crossing a bridge. The car went left of center and struck a utility pole before entering a yard and hitting two trees.

The car came to rest nearly wrapped around a large tree in front of a home.

The man was transported by the Canton Fire Department but later died at the hospital.

Police said the victim was a 19-year-old man. His identity has not yet been released pending family notification.

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