Patrol investigates fatal Howland crash

Patrol investigates fatal Howland crash


The Ohio State Highway Patrol, Southington Post is investigating a two-vehicle fatal crash at just after midnight today on state Route 82 near the North River Road overpass.

Robert Jakubec Jr, 54, of Niles was taken to ValleyCare Trumbull Memorial Hospital, where he died several hours later from his injuries.

Troopers said Kevin S. Miller II, 23, of Warren, was westbound in a 2005 Dodge Caravan on Route 82 and lost control of his vehicle on the snow-covered roadway and crossed over the center line, striking Jakubec’s eastbound Ford Escort nearly head-on.

Miller suffered minor injuries but was not transported to the hospital in the 12:50 a.m. crash.

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