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Parma police are investigating fatal crash on State Road Wednesday morning

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Posted at 6:34 AM, May 05, 2021
and last updated 2021-05-05 12:02:16-04

CLEVELAND — Parma police are investigating a fatal crash on State Road Wednesday morning, the department confirmed.

Officers responded at around 2:13 a.m. to State Road between Sprague and Pleasant Valley Roads.

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Parma police are investigating a fatal crash on State Road.

Preliminary information indicated the driver went off the west side of the road while traveling south on State Road hitting multiple mailboxes before hitting a tree at a home in the 7000 block of State Road.

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Parma police are investigating a fatal crash on State Road.

The driver, identified as James Mahovlich, 55, of Strongsville, according to the Cuyahoga County Medical Examiner's Office, was transported to University Hospital Parma Medical Center where he was pronounced dead.

The cause of the crash is unknown at this time, but police said he may have had a medical condition.

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