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Driver killed in fiery North Canton crash

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Posted at 7:02 AM, Jul 14, 2021
and last updated 2021-07-14 07:02:54-04

NORTH CANTON, Ohio — The North Canton Police Department is investigating a fiery crash that killed a driver on Elberta Avenue Wednesday.

Officers, fire and EMS crews responded at approximately 3:00 a.m. to the 1600 block of Elberta Avenue SW, where they found a sport utility vehicle engulfed in flames.

After firefighters extinguished the flames, an unidentified victim was found in the driver’s seat.

A preliminary investigation revealed that the vehicle was traveling south on Elberta Avenue SW and went off the east side of the roadway and struck a tree.

The Canton Regional Crash Team responded at 3:27 a.m.

The crash remains under investigation.

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