Vehicle overturns onto crash victim

AKRON -- Authorities say alcohol appears to be involved in a fatal weekend crash.

The accident happened around 2:30 a.m. Sunday near the intersection of Peckham Street and Wildwood Avenue.

Police say the driver of a 2006 Mini Cooper was traveling eastbound on Peckham and lost control of the vehicle while turning southbound onto Wildwood. The vehicle struck a tree and overturned to its right side.

The front seat passenger was partially ejected before the vehicle rolled onto him. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

The victim's name is being withheld pending positive identification and family notifications.

The accident remains under investigation.

No charges have been filed at this time.


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