State Highway Patrol Investigates Serious Injury Pedestrian Crash



Canton Post - The Ohio State Highway Patrol is currently investigating a serious injury traffic crash that occurred on February 21, 2014 approximately 8:18 ?M. The crash occurred on Faircrest Street .1 mile east of Sherman Church Avenue in Canton Township, Stark County.


Justin M. Cooke, age 24, of Canton Ohio, was operating a 2000 Ford Taurus westbound on Faircrest Street and struck a pedestrian in the roadway, who was walking eastbound in the westbound lane.


The pedestrian, Jordan Craig Hall, age 23, of Canton, Ohio, was transported to Aultman Hospital by Canton Township Fire with serious injuries. Mr. Cooke was not injured.


Alcohol does not appear to be a factor and Mr. Cooke was wearing a seatbelt when the crash occurred.


The crash remains under investigation.