PD: Man dies after SUV crash into utility pole

Posted at 1:15 PM, Apr 12, 2016
and last updated 2016-04-12 13:15:40-04

A Windham man is dead after he drove his SUV off West Main Street and struck a utility pole in Ravenna Monday.

Officers located Jeffrey Smith, 45, unresponsive in a black SUV that had heavy front-end damage when they responded to the area of 885 W. Main Street at 4:06 p.m. The Ravenna Fire and EMS departments removed Smith from the car and transported him to Portage Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead.
The crash is under investigation and will include an autopsy and toxicology analysis. The Ohio State Highway Patrol plans to provide investigation details as they become available.
No other vehicles were involved and Smith was the only occupant of the SUV, police said.
Anyone with information about the crash should contact the Ravenna Police Department at (330) 296-6486.