PLAIN TWP., Ohio (News Talk 1480 WHBC) – Plain Township and the Plain Local Schools are mourning the loss of a 2020 GlenOak graduate in a horrifying accident in Akron on Tuesday.

18-year-old Jared Marcum was killed when his car and a tanker truck hauling gasoline collided on Northbound Route 8 Tuesday morning.

The school district is set to have counselors available Thursday morning.

The massive fire damaged the road pavement and forced evacuations within a half-mile.

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