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Report: 1 dead, 3 injured in Tuscarawas County crash

Posted at 10:09 PM, May 20, 2019
and last updated 2019-05-20 22:09:45-04

TUSCARAWAS COUNTY, Ohio — A person is dead after a crash in Tuscarawas County, according to News 5's media partners at the Times Reporter.

The crash happened early Sunday morning on Franklin Township Road.

A 2017 Polaris RZR was driving westbound on Franklin Township Road when it went off the left side of the road and struck a tree, troopers said. Four people were inside the vehicle.

One person was pronounced dead at the scene. Two people were flown by medical helicopter to Akron General Hospital. A fourth person was taken by EMS to Cleveland Clinic Union Hospital in Dover.

According to troopers, seat belts were not used and alcohol is suspected.