PUBLISHED 9:56am 10/02/2021

Stark County Sheriff’s Office Investigates Fatal Crash in Paris Township
 
(Paris Township, Ohio) – The Stark County Sheriff’s Office is investigating an early morning single-vehicle fatal crash in Paris Township.
 
At 1:08 a.m. on Saturday, October 2nd, 2021 Stark County Sheriff’s Office Deputies were called to the intersection of Robertsville Avenue Southeast and Lisbon Street (SR 172) in Paris Township in response to a single-vehicle crash.
 
Upon arrival, Deputies determined the driver of a Chrysler PT Cruiser was traveling Eastbound on SR172 at a high rate of speed and failed to negotiate a turn and struck a tree. The driver, 74-year-old William Grimm of East Liverpool, succumbed to his injuries at the scene.
 
Stark County Sheriff’s Deputies were assisted at the scene by the Canton Metro Crash Team. The crash remains under investigation and anyone with information is asked to call the Stark County Sheriff’s Office at (330) 430-3800.
 
The Stark County Sheriff’s Office can also be contacted by using the free mobile app, which can be downloaded by visiting the Apple App Store or Google Play on your smartphone and searching ‘Stark Sheriff Ohio.’