LIBERTY TOWNSHIP, Ohio (WKBN) – The driver killed Friday in a fiery crash in Liberty Township has been identified.
According to the Ohio State Highway Patrol, Adam Connelly, 21, of Liberty Township died in the crash that happened about 1:30 a.m. on Tibbets Wick Road just west of Sharon Road.
Reports said that the driver was operating a white 2015 Dodge Charger westbound. Troopers said that Connelly failed to maintain control around a curve, drove off the right side of the roadway and struck a utility pole.
The Liberty Township Fire Department put out the fire caused by the crash.
Part of Tibbetts Wick Road was down to one lane as crews cleared the accident and power lines were repaired. All lanes of the road have since reopened.
In addition, Liberty Township Police Department, and Girard City Police Department assisted at the crash scene.
The Trumbull County Coroner said that the cause of death is pending.
Patty Coller contributed to this report.