One dead, two injured in Willoughby Hills crash

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WILLOUGHBY HILLS, Ohio-- A portion of Chardon Road in Willoughby Hills was closed following a deadly crash on the Fourth of July.

Police report that a VW Jetta was driving west on the road. For unknown reasons, it travelled left of center, hitting the driver's side of a Honda Civic.

The Honda was pushed off the road and its driver, a 26-year-old male Eastlake resident, was pronounced dead at the scene. A passenger in his car, a 26-year-old female, was taken to Hillcrest Hospital.

The driver of the Jetta was also taken to Hillcrest Hospital.

The names of those involved aren't being released yet. No charges have been filed and the accident remains under investigation by the Willoughby Hills police

Chardon Road was closed in both directions after the accident. It was back open shortly before 5 p.m.