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Fatal weather-related crash blocks portion of Route 21 in Massillon

Posted: 7:04 AM, Jul 17, 2019
Updated: 2019-07-17 15:15:06-04
Massillon fatal crash
Massillon fatal crash

MASSILLON, Ohio — Massillon fire and police responded to a fatal single-car weather-related crash on Route 21 Wednesday morning.

According to News 5 photographer Mike Vielhaber, there are marks in the grass suggesting the car was south in the northbound lanes when it hit the Tremont Bridge support.

The driver was on her way to work when she hydroplaned on wet roads, went left of center and into the northbound lane traveling up the embankment and hit the Tremont Viaduct abutment, according to the Canton Repository.

The crash happened at around 4 a.m.

Emergency vehicles blocked the right northbound lane of Route 21.