Crash kills 49-year-old Akron man who was riding as passenger

7:59 AM, Sep 19, 2013   |    comments
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AKRON -- A one-vehicle accident has taken a fatal turn.

The Summit County Medical Examiner's Office says the crash happened at 10:40 p.m. Tuesday when a southbound vehicle on Brittain Road went off the right side of the street, jumped a curb and struck a utility pole near Alphada Avenue.

The passenger, 49-year-old Dwayne Hammond, was taken to Akron City Hospital where he died from his injuries in the crash the following day shortly before noon.

An autopsy will be conducted.

No further details have been provided.

The crash remains under investigation.


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