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Akron Police: Deadly crash appears to be medically related

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AKRON, OH (WOIO) -

An 82-year-old Akron man killed in a Wednesday afternoon accident.

It happened around 4:30 p.m. in a parking lot in the 400 block of East Waterloo Road.

The victim, Otis Ryce, was driving his 2003 Ford Explorer southbound through the parking lot when he became unresponsive. The vehicle struck a stop sign then veered to the east and struck a tree. Ryce was transported to Akron City Hospital where he was pronounced dead.

The crash remains under investigation. Alcohol is not a factor in the crash and Ryce was wearing a seatbelt. The accident appears to be medically related.

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