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Car crashes into Howland home, killing man

HOWLAND — A Howland resident was pronounced dead at the scene Wednesday night as a car crashed into a house at 1313 DeForest Road SE.

According to an Ohio State Highway Patrol report, Damien L. Fish, 24, of Warren was driving a maroon 2006 Honda Civic eastbound about 9:40 p.m. that went off the north side of the roadway striking the home. The vehicle went through the foundation, striking the man in his basement.

The identity of the deceased will be released once relatives are notified, the patrol reported.

Fish was taken to St. Elizabeth Youngstown Hospital for treatment of non-life threatening injuries.

The accident closed DeForest Road during the investigation. Also assisting were Howland and Warren fire departments and Howland police.

The patrol said the crash remains under investigation.

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