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21-year-old Akron woman killed in a fiery crash on I-77 in Copley Township

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Posted at 7:31 AM, Nov 06, 2020
and last updated 2020-11-06 07:31:18-05

COPLEY TOWNSHIP, Ohio — A 21-year-old Akron woman was killed in a crash on I-77 in Copley Township Thursday night, according to the Akron Post of the Ohio State Highway Patrol.

Troopers responded to the crash on I-77 near milepost 133 at 8:00 p.m. in Copley Township.

A 2010 Nissan Altima driven by Katelyn R. Bailey, 21, of Akron, was traveling northbound on I-77 when her vehicle traveled off the right side of the roadway and struck a guard rail.

The vehicle then traveled back across I-77 and struck a concrete median barrier, causing the vehicle to go up in flames.

Bailey was pronounced dead at the scene.

Troopers said alcohol and/or drugs use is unknown at this time. Bailey was not wearing a seat belt at the time of the crash.

The crash remains under investigation.

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