Police identify driver who crashed through Austintown store

Police identify a woman who crashed through the Dots in Austintown, Ohio.


AUSTINTOWN, Ohio (WYTV) – The woman who drove her SUV through the front of a clothing store at the Austintown Plaza has been identified.

According to a police report, Heather Scott, 39, of Canfield was behind the wheel Tuesday night when she lost control of the Chevrolet Tahoe she was driving and crashed through the front of Dots clothing store on Mahoning Avenue.

Both Scott and her son, who was a passenger in the vehicle, were taken to the hospital and released a short time later.

Police believe Scott may have suffered a medical condition prior to the accident.

No charges have been filed. The investigation is ongoing.

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