CANTON, Ohio -- The Ohio State Highway Patrol believes alcohol played a role in a head-on crash between a minivan and box truck that left one man dead.
The crash happened on U.S. 30 near Harrison Avenue in Canton around 1:30 a.m. Thursday.
Investigators said Justin Jewell, 32, of Canton, was driving a Chrysler Town & Country headed east in the west bound lanes when he slammed into a box truck driven by Randy Parson, 58, of Navarre. The vehicles collided head-on.
Jewell was pronounced dead at the scene. Investigators believe he had been drinking.
Parson was taken to a local hospital to be treated for injuries that were not believed to be life-threatening.
Investigators said neither man was wearing a seat belt.
The crash remains under investigation.