A senior at Dalton High School has died after a two car crash. The State Highway Patrol’s Wooster post says the accident happened around 6:20pm on Friday evening. 18-year-old Sara Weikert was driving southbound on State Route 57, just north of U.S. Route 30, when she apparently went head on into a car driven by 67-year-old Linford Falb. The crash closed S.R. 57 for 2 1/2 hours. Falb was airlifted to Akron City Hospital, Weikert was pronounced dead at the scene. The Patrol’s report states both drivers were wearing safety belts, the crash remains under investigation.
Dalton High School announced via Twitter that councilors would be available at the school starting at 9am Saturday morning.