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S.R. 43 in Streetsboro closed Tuesday night for crash

By Diane Smith | Staff Writer Published: January 2, 2013 4:00 AM
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An 18 year old man was transported to an Akron hospital by helicopter after a two-car New Year's Day crash that closed S.R. 43 for hours.

The crash happened Tuesday night.

The injured man, who was not identified, was transported to Akron City Hospital by Life Flight, said Lt. Mark Chapple of the Streetsboro Fire Department. He was a passenger in one of the vehicles. The driver was not injured, he said.

The driver of the other vehicle involved in the colision was evaluated at the scene.

The road was closed past 10 p.m. while authorities cleaned up the scene.

In addition to Streetsboro police and fire, the Kent Fire Department also sent a squad to the crash scene.

Contact this reporter at 330-298-1139 or dsmith@recordpub.com

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