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Sheriff's Office: 4 people killed in Stark County crash Thursday afternoon

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Posted at 7:23 PM, Jul 15, 2021
and last updated 2021-07-16 13:02:29-04

NIMISHILLEN TOWNSHIP, Ohio — Four people died Thursday in a two-car crash in Nimishillen Township, according to the Stark County Sheriff's Office.

The crash happened just before 5 p.m. on State Route 153 just east of Maplegrove Street.

The sheriff's office said a 2018 Infiniti Q45 driven by Kyle Dougherty, 35, of Louisville, was heading west on State Route 153 at a high rate of speed went off the side of the road. The driver lost control and crashed into a 2014 Ford Escape that was heading east on the same road. Both vehicles stopped on the south side of the road.

The Ford Escape was driven by Charles Neff, 66, of Louisville. Diane Clark, 65, and David Miller, 71, both of Lousiville, were passengers in Neff's vehicle.

Authorities said all four people died as a result of the crash.

The matter remains under investigation.

Anyone with information about the incident is asked to call the sheriff's office at 330-430-3800.

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