Two Area Residents Among Seven Killed on State Highways Over Christmas Holiday

COLUMBUS, Ohio (News Talk 1480 WHBC) – Two women from the area are among the seven people killed on the state’s highways over the four-day Christmas weekend.

That’s according to preliminary information from the state patrol.

49-year-old Raven Nicholas of Mantua in Portage County was killed Sunday afternoon.

The patrol says her car went left of center on Route 700 north of Ravenna, striking a larger SUV.

38-year-old Crystal Bell of Akron was killed in an I-76 crash from Friday.

Nine people were killed in crashes during the 2020 four-day Christmas weekend.