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Akron man dies in single-vehicle Chippewa Township crash

CHIPPEWA TWP.  An Akron man was killed Sunday in a single-vehicle crash on Coal Bank Road south of Galehouse Road in Chippewa Township.

The crash involved a black 2018 Chevrolet Silverado driven by Joshua R. Robinson 41, of Akron, according to a news release from the Ohio Highway Patrol. 

Initial investigation revealed Robinson was southbound on Coal Bank Road at 12:38 p.m. Sunday when he traveled across two sets of railroad tracks and lost control driving off the right side of the roadway striking a concrete bridge barrier. 

Robinson was pronounced deceased at the scene. 

The Wayne County Coroner’s Office and the Wayne County Sheriff’s Office assisted on scene. 

Alcohol is suspected to be a factor in this crash. The driver was not belted at the time of the crash, the release states. 

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