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One killed, one injured in Akron crash

Beacon Journal staff report

One man is dead and another was injured after their car crashed into a pole around 1 a.m. Monday in East Akron, police said.

Juan J. Hogg, 19, of Akron, died in the crash. His identity was released Monday afternoon by the Summit County Medical Examiner’s Office.

Akron police say Hogg was driving a gray 2001 Pontiac Grand Am that was traveling at a high rate of speed west on Eastland Avenue when it struck a utility pole near the intersection of Wellington Avenue.

Hogg’s body was ejected from the vehicle. A passenger was injured in the crash, police said. He is being treated at Summa Akron City Hospital, where he is listed in serious condition.

The crash remains under investigation.


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