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One dead after Medina County crash

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Posted at 6:21 PM, Feb 11, 2021
and last updated 2021-02-11 18:21:07-05

LAFAYETTE TOWNSHIP, Ohio — The Ohio State Highway Patrol is investigating a fatal crash.

Troopers said the crash happened around 12:30 p.m. Thursday on State Route 162 near Ryan Road in Lafayette Township.

According to troopers, Curtis Perkins, 34, was driving a 2006 Ford Fusion eastbound when he traveled left of center and hit a Kenworth tractor-trailer head-on.

Perkins was pronounced dead at the scene.

The driver of the tractor-trailer was transported to Cleveland Clinic-Medina Hospital with minor injuries.