Cortland woman killed in accident in Johnston Twp.

JOHNSTON — The Ohio State Highway Patrol is investigating a one-car accident that killed a 22-year-old Cortland woman about 6:30 p.m. today on state Route 5 Northeast in the township.

According to a patrol report, a passing motorist, who called 911, said the vehicle was destroyed and the driver was trapped.

The patrol closed Route 5 between Ridge Road Northeast and Route 88 for a time after the accident. A patrol spokesman said the woman’s name was not released pending notification of her family.

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