18-year-old dies in Suffield crash

Record-Courier Staff Report Published:

An 18-year-old Suffield resident died in a one-car crash near S.R. 43 in Suffield Wednesday night.

Sgt. Don Dunbar of the Ravenna Post of the Ohio Highway Patrol, said Alaina Ord was a passenger in a vehicle traveling westbound on Trares Road near the intersection with S.R. 43 when it went off the right side of the road, struck an embankment and rolled over. Ord was ejected from the vehicle, and was transported to the Summit County Medical Examiner's office by the Suffield Fire Department following the crash.

Dunbar said the car's driver, Jonathon Clark, 20, of Tallmadge, was also ejected during the crash. He was transported to Akron City Hospital.

A representative of Akron City Hospital could not confirm Clark's condition or whether he was still a patient at the hospital as of Saturday.

Dunbar said it is not yet known if drugs or alcohol were factors in the crash. No criminal charges have been filed.

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  • My heart goes out to the family at this terrible loss. I hope that they will eventually find peace during this difficult time. God bless!