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Troopers investigating fatal crash involving scooter in Stark County

Stark County
Posted at 10:46 PM, Jun 15, 2020
and last updated 2020-06-15 22:46:03-04

WASHINGTON TOWNSHIP, Ohio — The Ohio State Highway Patrol is investigating a fatal crash that occurred in Stark County at the intersection of state Route 153 and Beechwood Avenue Monday evening.

Around 5:39 p.m., a 2005 Suzuki Burgman 650 Scooter was traveling west on SR 153 when a black 2005 Hyundai Santa Fe traveling south on Beechwood Avenue failed to yield at a stop sign, troopers said.

The Hyundai drove into the path of the Suzuki, which then struck the SUV, according to troopers.

The 60-year-old driver of the Suzuki, later identified as Dan Mayer of Alliance, was ejected from the scooter, troopers said.

Mayer was pronounced dead at the scene, according to troopers.

The crash remains under investigation.