Driver found dead inside vehicle after crash in Medina County


MEDINA COUNTY, Ohio (WJW) – The Ohio State Highway Patrol is investigating a crash in Medina County.

A vehicle was found just before 1:30 a.m. Monday in the woods just off State Route 18, east of Windfall Rd.

According to crews at the scene, a driver was found dead inside the vehicle.

The Medina County Medical Examiner was called to the scene.

According to a press release from OSHP, a pickup was headed eastbound and traveled left of center.

The driver hit a utility pole and then a tree.

The driver has been identified as William Lagrand, 46, of Akron.

He was pronounced dead on the scene.

Troopers say he was wearing his seatbelt.

Alcohol is not suspected.

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