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36-year-old motorcyclist killed in crash in Canton

36-year-old Rico Marshall was killed in the crash.

CANTON, Ohio — Editor's note: the video in the player above is from a previous story.

A fatal crash in Canton over the weekend took the life of one motorcyclist, the Canton Police Department said. 

On Friday, May 20, at approximately 11:02 p.m., the Canton Police Department responded to the report of an accident involving a car and a motorcycle at the 1600 block of Cleveland Ave NW. The motorcycle was traveling northbound in the southbound lane and was struck by a 2007 Toyota Corolla that was headed southbound in the southbound lane. 

The person operating the motorcycle, Rico Marshall, 36, was not wearing a helmet and was ejected from the vehicle. The drivers of both vehicles were taken to local hospitals. Marshall was pronounced dead on Saturday, May 21. The driver of the Toyota Corolla was treated and released from the hospital. 

The incident is still under investigation and it is unknown if drugs or alcohol were involved in the incident.

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