AKRON, Ohio — A 71-year-old woman from Akron was killed after the vehicle she was driving veered off the road and struck a tree on West Cedar Street in Akron Monday.
Officers responded at approximately 3:15 p.m. to a single-vehicle crash in the 100 block of West Cedar Street.
Officers determined the 71-year-old woman, who was driving a 2011 Kia Optima at the time, was traveling east on West Cedar in the right lane when she went off the road and struck a tree in front of a home.
She was transported to Cleveland Clinic Akron General where she was pronounced dead.
Investigators are working to determine if a medical emergency may have contributed to the crash.
Police said speed does not appear to be a factor at this time.
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