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Akron motorclist dies in Route 8 crash

Published: June 25, 2017 12:00 AM

Cuyahoga Falls Police and Summit County officials are investigating a motorcycle crash on southbound Route 8 south of Graham Road that claimed the life of a 19-year-old Akron man June 20.

Falls Police and Fire officials responded to the crash at 4:16 p.m. Tuesday, where, according to police, the man "lost control of his motorcycle striking the median and a light pole where he was ejected into the northbound side of [Route 8] next to the median."

The man, whose name had not been released at press time June 22, was pronounced dead at the scene and the crash was under investigation by the Summit County Medical Examiner's Office, The Summit County Metro Crash Team and Falls Police.


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