Van crosses center lane, causing fatal head-on crash in Ravenna

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RAVENNA, Ohio — Officials are investigating a fatal accident in Ravenna that happened around 2:30 p.m. Friday.

The crash occurred on State Route 5, east of State Route 225 in Paris Township.

Authorities say a van was traveling eastbound on Route 5 while a Chevrolet Impala was traveling westbound. The van went left of center, hitting the Impala head on.

The van caught on fire, while the Impala went off the road. Both drivers were pronounced dead at the scene.

The driver of the Impala was identified as Sonya Diaz of Newton Falls and officials have not identified the driver of the van.

The cause of the accident is unknown.