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36-year-old man killed in crash on I-271 in Boston Township

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Posted at 9:45 AM, Sep 19, 2020
and last updated 2020-09-19 09:45:18-04

BOSTON TOWNSHIP, Ohio — The Ohio State Highway Patrol is investigating a fatal crash that occurred on Interstate 271 in Boston Township Friday morning.

A 2004 Toyota 4Runner was traveling south on I-271 when the driver lost control, went off the side of the road and overturned twice, according to troopers.

The Toyota then came to rest on its top off the right side of the road. There were two people inside of the vehicle at the time of the crash and both were entrapped inside the vehicle, troopers said.

Emergency crews removed the driver and the passenger from the vehicle. The driver, identified as 36-year-old Justin Coleman, was pronounced dead at the scene, according to troopers.

A 47-year-old passenger sustained non-life threatening injuries during the crash and was transported to Cleveland Clinic Akron General Hospital, troopers said.

Both Coleman and the passenger were wearing seat belts at the time of the crash and alcohol and/or drugs are not considered factors in the incident, according to troopers.

The crash remains under investigation.