22 Year Old Driver Killed in Westlake Motor Vehicle Accident

On Wednesday 8/8/18 at approx. 1135PM WPD received a call of a motor vehicle accident involving one vehicle on Center Ridge Rd just east of Glenmore Dr. The Westlake Police and Fire Departments responded. The vehicle, occupied by 2 persons including the operator, had left the roadway and struck a utility pole and construction materials on the road side. The passenger, a 22yo from North Olmsted, was transported from the scene with serious injuries. The male in the driver’s seat, 22yo Kevin Ott from North Olmsted, unfortunately did not survive the accident. Center Ridge Rd was closed for more than 3 hours while officers completed the on scene investigation. The Westlake Police Department and the Cuyahoga County Coroner are working together to complete the review of the circumstances surrounding the incident.

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