LEXINGTON TWP., Ohio (News Talk 1480 WHBC) – A Springfield Ohio man was the victim of that car crash in Lexington Township near Alliance last week.

The Stark County Coroner’s Office identified the victim as 45-year-old Akhir Burhan.

The sheriff’s office says he drove into a tree off of the Alliance bypass near Route 225 Friday morning when Alliance police began pursuing his vehicle.