The Ohio State Highway Patrol is investigating a serious injury crash.



Tuscawaras Township -The Canton Post of tlie Ohio State Highway Patrol is currently investigating a serious crash which occurred November 30, 2016 at approximately 1150 a.m. on SR 241 near Alabama in Stark County.



Dennis D. Slionk, age 65, of 4604 Sherer Ave SW., Canton, Ohio was operating a 2004 Ford Ranger northbound on SR 241 when he slid off the left side of the roadway while attempting to avoid contact with a amish buggy who was also northbound on SR 241. Mr. Shonk continued on striking a tree and a utility pole where his vehicle came to rest.



Mr. Slionk, who sustained serious injuries was transported to Affinity Medical Center via the Brewster Fire Department. He was later transported to Akron General Medical Center.



Mr. Eli Hershberger, of 13424 Millersburg Rd., Massillon, Ohio was the operator of the amish buggy. There was no contact between Mr. Slionk's vehicle and the amish buggy.



Alcohol and drugs are not suspected. Mr. Slionk was not wearing his seatbelt.



Tlte crash remains under investigation