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One person dead following crash on All-American Bridge in Akron

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Posted at 3:23 PM, Aug 01, 2019
and last updated 2019-08-01 15:44:08-04

AKRON, Ohio — One person is dead following a crash in Akron Wednesday evening.

The crash happened around 7:30 p.m. on the All-American Bridge, according to Akron police.

Ronnie Burney, 60, of Akron, was heading south on the bridge in a 2003 Ford Econoline van when he lost control, swerved and hit a concrete barrier, police said.

Burney was pronounced dead at the scene. According to police, he wasn’t wearing a seat belt when the crash occurred.

The cause of the crash is still under investigation.