PUBLISHED 1:03 AM 7/1/2022


Three Vehicle Fatal Crash in Osnaburg Township


North Canton - The Ohio State Highway Patrol is currently investigating a three-vehicle fatal crash that occurred on June 30, 2022 at approximately 5:59pm. The crash occurred on US 30 near milepost 6, in Osnaburg Township, Stark County.


Thomas K. Miller, age 68, of Minerva, Ohio was operating a red 1999 Chevrolet S10 pickup truck eastbound on US 30.


Kenneth D. Wolfe, age 25, of Massillon, Ohio was operating a black 2021 Dodge Charger westbound on US 30. Ms. Bella Baroni, age 22, of Mogadore, Ohio was a passenger of the Dodge at the time of the crash.


James A. Ford, age 50, of Minerva, Ohio was operating a black 2018 Toyota 4Runner eastbound on US 30 traveling behind the Chevrolet SlO. Mr. Ford was not injured and his vehicle sustained minor damage in the crash.


Initial investigation revealed the Dodge Charger traveled left of center while attempting to pass traffic in a no passing zone, and struck the Chevrolet S10 head-on. Mr. Miller was pronounced deceased on scene by the Stark County Coroner's Office. Mr. Wolfe was

transported to Aultman Hospital with serious injuries. Ms. Baroni was transported to Mercy Hospital with serious injuries.


Osnaburg Fire and EMS, Ohio Department of Transportation, and Canton Towing were on scene to assist.


The crash remains under investigation.