Tue., 8:28am: Two dead in head-on crash in Mahoning County

BERLIN CENTER Two people died when a six-wheeler and 18-wheeler collided head-on late Monday night on Route 534 between Leffingwell Road and Western Reserve Road.

Route 534 remains closed.

Police said the driver of the six-wheeler, or straight truck, veered off the side of the road, then over-compensated and crossed the center line. The driver and passenger were pronounced dead at the scene.

The driver of the semi truck was transported to St. Elizabeth Health Center.

The accident occurred around 11 p.m.