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One car fatal crash in Canton under investigation

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The Ohio State Highway Patrol is currently investigating a one car fatal crash that occurred on April 30th.

The crash occurred on Paris Avenue just north of Kenmore Street N.E. in the Township of Nimishillen, Stark County.

Edward M. Dickey, age 82, of 9609 Stump Road, Minerva Ohio 44657 was driving a
2001 Hyndai Accent GL northbound on Paris Avenue. Mr. Dickey drove off the right side
of the roadway, overcorrected, and continued off the left side of the roadway.

Mr. Dickey's vehicle struck an embankment causing the vehicle to overturn and came to rest in
a small creek. The vehicle was positioned in the creek on its roof with the driver side of the vehicle angled into the water. Nimishillen Township rescue responded, freed Mr. Dickey and found him to be unresponsive.

Mr. Dickey was transported to Mercy Medical where he was pronounced dead.
Safety belts were not in use and is unknown is alcohol played a role in the crash. The crash remains under investigation.


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