PLAIN TOWNSHIP -- After completing the investigation and reviewing it with the Canton City Prosecutors office, the Stark County Sheriff's office has filed charges in the fatal crash that occurred on Middlebranch Ave. N.E. on Friday evening March 7.
Adam Nathaniel Garnek, 18, of North Canton, was charged with aggravated vehicular homicide and aggravated vehicular assault and was booked into the Stark County Jail.
The charges come after an 18-year-old Plain Township man was killed in a one-car accident. Dead is Alexander Steven O'Neal, said Stark County Sheriff George T. Maier.
The driver, Gamek, and two other passengers were treated at local hospitals and released.
Maier said the accident occurred about 11:15 p.m. in the 4600 block of Middlebranch Avenue Northeast in Plain Township.
The 2002 Dodge Stratus was heading north on Middlebranch when Gamek lost control, Maier said. The Stratus went off the road and struck a ditch and culvert.It then rolled onto its roof and continued across 46th Street Northeast, coming to rest after striking a utility pole, Maier said.