Summit County: Woman dead after Friday I-271 crash

NORTHFIELD CENTER -- About 2:30 p.m. today (March 7), the Summit County Sheriff's Office investigated a single-car fatal crash on the I-271 on-ramp of Route 8 North here.

A 1999 Toyota Corolla was northbound on Route 8 when the vehicle hit the concrete barrier wall as it entered the on-ramp.

The driver of the Toyota, a Macedonia woman, 40, was ejected from the vehicle.

She was taken to MetroHealth Medical Center by LifeFlight. She was later pronounced dead at MetroHealth.

Speed is believed to be a factor in the crash.

The crash is still under investigation by the Summit County Sheriff's Office Crash Team.


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