Leetonia woman dies from injuries sustained in crash

FAIRFIELD TOWNSHIP, Ohio (WYTV) – A Leetonia woman has died from injuries she suffered after colliding with a truck in Columbiana County.

The accident happened at 11:25 a.m. Monday on Route 164, just south of Beeson Mill Road in Fairfield Township.

According to the Ohio State Highway Patrol, Dianna Rice, 27, was traveling north on Route 164, when she went left of center and collided with a straight truck driven by Miguel Cortes, 46, of Akron.

Both drivers were wearing safety belts.

Rice was taken by medical helicopter to St. Elizabeth Hospital. She died Tuesday from injuries sustained in the crash.

The crash remains under investigation.


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