BEAVER TWP., Ohio (WYTV) – A woman was killed in a crash in Beaver Township Tuesday afternoon.
According to troopers, the driver was traveling on State Route 626 near Maplecroft Road around 2:41 p.m. when the SUV went off the road and hit a utility pole.
The coroner was called to the scene, and 59-year-old Diane Shimer, of North Lima, was pronounced dead.
The vehicle was the only one involved in the crash. Officials said the road was closed for two hours.
A dog was also in the car and was taken to Angels for Animals to get checked out. The dog is expected to be OK.
Officials said the driver was not wearing a seat belt at the time of the crash. They do not suspect alcohol or drugs to be factors.