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Patrol Investigating Fatal Crash In Holmes County

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The Wooster Post of the State Highway Patrol is investigating a fatal crash that occurred Monday afternoon at approximately 2:40 P.M. The crash occurred on SR 83, north of Township Road 576.

Richard P. Schalmo, 63, of Shreve, Ohio was south bound on SR 83. He was driving a 2001 GMC Sierra.

Kevin A. Browning, 25, of Wooster, Ohio was north bound on SR 83. He was driving a
1992 Nissan Maxima.

Browning drove left of center, in a curve, and struck Schalmo head on. Schalmo's truck traveled off the west side of the roadway. Browning's vehicle came to rest in the roadway. Browning died on scene.

Schalmo was transported to Aultman Hospital by Prairie Township EMS. Schalmo's passenger, Mary Jo Schalmo, 60, of Shreve, Ohio was transported to Joel Pomerene Hospital by Prairie Township EMS.

SR 83 was closed for approximately two and one/half hours while the scene was cleared.

 

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