He was taken to Mercy Medical Center by the Perry Fire Department where he was pronounced dead.

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PERRY TOWNSHIP -- The Ohio State Highway Patrol is investigating a single-car fatal crash that ocurred today at approximately 11:50 a.m. on Whipple Avenue near 4th Street here in Stark County.

Timothy A. Griffin, 55, of Malvern, Ohio was driving a 2004 Buick Ranier southbound on Whipple Avenue near 4th Street when the vehicle went off the left side of the roadway and struck a parked motor vehicle before coming to final rest against a house.

No one inside the house was injured,

Griffin was taken to Mercy Medical Center by the Perry Fire Department where he was pronounced dead.

It is unknown if alcohol or drugs contributed to this crash and Griffin was not wearing a seatbelt.

The crash remains under investigation.

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