Police: 8-year-old killed in Tuesday traffic crash

2:46 PM, Apr 24, 2012   |    comments
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CANTON -- Police are releasing few details regarding the death of an 8-year-old child Tuesday morning in a traffic crash at the intersection of Arlington Avenue NW and Crown Place NW.

Police say the 8-year-old was in the front passenger seat of a 1996 Dodge Caravan that was being driven southbound on Arlington when it collided with a 2007 Nissan Quest traveling westbound on Crown Place at 7:50 a.m.

Mark Riddle, 8, of Columbus Avenue NW, was pronounced dead at 8:22 a.m. at Aultman Hospital, Chief Investigator Harry Campbell of the Stark County Coroner's Office has confirmed.

The crash remains under investigation.

Canton police are asking anyone with additional information to contact the Canton police traffic/accident bureau at (330) 489-3162.

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