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74-year-old man dies in Stark County crash

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Posted at 10:02 AM, Oct 02, 2021
and last updated 2021-10-02 10:02:57-04

PARIS TOWNSHIP, Ohio — The Stark County Sheriff's Office is investigating a crash that killed a 74-year-old man early Saturday morning in Paris Township.

The man has been identified as William Grimm, of East Liverpool, according to authorities.

It happened just after 1 a.m. near Robertsville Avenue Southeast and Lisbon Street (SR-172).

Authorities said Grim was heading east on SR-172 at "a high rate of speed, failed to negotiate a turn and struck a tree." Grim died at the scene.

No further information was released.

The crash remains under investigation. Anyone with information about the crash is asked to call the sheriff's office at 330-430-3800.

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