CANTON, Ohio (WJW) – Two children died Saturday after the truck their father was driving rolled over and hit a tree.
According to Canton police, the crash happened at about 9:30 p.m. on Saturday along Harrison Avenue N.W.
The children, 10-year-old Brayden Kauffman and 13-year-old Kayden Compton, were pronounced dead at the scene. The father, 31-year-old Javon Moore, was transported to a local hospital with life-threatening injuries.
It’s not clear what caused the F550 to go off the roadway.
Canton City Schools released the following statement:
“The Canton City School District is heartbroken over the loss of our young students, Kayden Compton and Braydon Kauffman. We extend our heartfelt sympathy to the family and friends of these students, and especially to our McGregor and STEAMM Academy communities. We have counselors and crisis team members available to students and staff as we support one another during this sad time. We ask the community to please keep the family of the boys in their prayers.”