Medical examiner: 4 killed in Goodyear Boulevard crash in Akron

AKRON, Ohio - Akron police are investigating a fatal crash at Kelly Avenue and Goodyear Boulevard.

According to a release from the Summit County Medical Examiner's office, just before 3:30 a.m., a 2006 Ford Taurus containing four people was headed west on Goodyear Blvd near Kelly Avenue.

According to the release, the car left the road and hit a cement retaining wall in front of the Goodyear Research Building.

The car then continued west on the sidewalk, crossed Kelly Avenue and hit a traffic signal pole, according to Akron police.

The vehicle then caught fire.

All four occupants of the vehicle were pronounced dead at the scene, according to the Summit County Medical Examiner's office.

The road has reopened.

The victims have not been identified.

Akron police say speed appears to be a factor in the crash.

Stay with Fox 8 for updates as this story develops.

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