18-year-old killed in Akron traffic crash

AKRON, Ohio (WJW) – The Summit County Medical Examiner’s Office and the Akron Police Department are investigating a traffic crash that killed an 18-year-old.

The medical examiner reports Noah Ross from Stow was killed.

According to a press release, Ross was traveling at a high rate of speed on Gorge Blvd around 1 a.m. Wednesday.

The medical examiner says Ross lost control of the vehicle, ran off the right side of the road and hit a curb.

The vehicle hit several signs and a utility pole before rolling over.

Ross was pronounced dead at the scene.

Akron police say Ross was not wearing his seatbelt.

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