The Summit County Medical Examiner’s Office has identified the victim who died in a one-car crash early Friday.
Craig Popian, 65, of Akron, was pronounced dead at 1:28 a.m. Friday at the crash scene at Interstate 77 near the Vernon Odom Boulevard exit.
According to police reports, Popian was driving south on I-77 near Vernon Odom Boulevard when his vehicle went off the right side of the road, struck a guard rail, crossed the highway and struck a concrete barrier in the median strip.
Popian died at the scene. An autopsy has been performed, but no ruling has been made in the death yet. Akron police are investigating the crash.