July 26, 2014

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Woman killed in state Route 83 accident

GRAFTON TWP. — A 37-year-old woman from Hilliard, Ohio, was killed this morning following an accident on state Route 83.

Kimberly Blackley was pronounced dead at the scene, according to the State Highway Patrol.

She was southbound in a 2012 Honda Accord about 9:30 a.m. when she went left of center, colliding with a 2012 Freightliner semi driven by Christopher Raatz, 52, of Louisville, Ky.

Raatz was taken to Medina Hospital to be treated for minor injuries.

Both drivers were wearing seat belts, according to the State Highway Patrol.

The crash remains under investigation. Both vehicles were towed from the scene.