PERRY TOWNSHIP, OH. (THECOUNT) — James A. Whitt, of Massillon, Ohio, has been identified as the victim killed in a Sunday night Canton, Ohio crash, according to officials.

Whitt, 35, was killed Sunday night in a single-vehicle crash on Tuscarawas Street W near Perry Drive.


Whitt was operating a GMC Sonoma pickup east on Tuscarawas, also called state Route 172, when for unknown reasons, the vehicle crossed centerlines and exited the roadway.

The vehicle then struck a fence, rolled over before coming to a rest after coming into contact with a utility pole.

Whitt was pronounced dead at the scene of multiple blunt force trauma injuries.

The crash remained under investigation on Monday, reports indeonline.


Geo quick facts: Perry Township is one of the seventeen townships of Stark County, Ohio, United States. It is an urban township; the 2010 census found 28,328 people in the township – Wikipedia.

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