Coroner identifies driver killed after hitting tree in Youngstown

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The crash happened along Old Furnace Road, right off of Bear's Den Road

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (WKBN) – A driver who was taken to the hospital after a crash in Youngstown Monday morning has died, according to Youngstown Police.

The driver was identified by the coroner as Jermaine Stroughter, 41.

The crash happened around 6 a.m. along Old Furnace Road, right off of Bear’s Den Road.

Officials say Stroughter hit a tree, severely damaging the car.

Stroughter was taken away by ambulance to St. Elizabeth Hospital in Youngstown, but he later died.

There is no word from officials of what caused the accident.

Old Furnace Road was closed while crews cleared the scene, but it is now reopened.

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