Westlake: Paper delivery man died in car crash

12:32 PM, Oct 22, 2013   |    comments
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WESTLAKE -- Police are investigating a car crash that killed a paper delivery man.

Shortly after 6:00 a.m. Tuesday, a passing motorist reported to police that a car had hit a tree on Center Ridge Road.

Westlake police and fire personnel responded and found 46-year-old James Hutton in the vehicle.

Sutton died while en route to Fairview Hospital.

Center Ridge Road was closed in the crash area for about two hours.

Preliminary investigation shows no indication of drug or alcohol use.

Police say Hutton was a Plain Dealer delivery man and may have fallen asleep or suffered a medical emergency while on his route.

The Cuyahoga County Medical Examiner will rule on the manner and cause of death.


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