Stark County: Wooster man dies in fatal crash

PERRY TOWNSHIP -- A 51-year-old Wooster man is dead after a crash in Stark County's Perry Township.

According to the Highway Patrol, a car heading west on U.S. 30 went off the left side of the road, across the median, striking a minivan head-on just before 9 p.m. near milepost 8. Both vehicles overturned as they went off the south side of the road.

Both drivers were thrown from their vehicles.

The driver of the car, Jeffrey Mayforth, 21, and his passenger, Sadie Bezon, 18, both of Mount Eaton, were taken to area hospitals. Their injuries are not life-threatening.

The driver of the van, Christopher Zehe, 51, of Wooster, was taken to Aultman Hospital where he later died from his injuries.

The Ohio State Highway Patrol says the crash remains under investigation.


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