Fire Chief Kerry Ball, 54, dead after crashing motorcycle on North Lawrence Road in Clinton, OH

Modified Date: 
Sat, 05/02/2015 - 4:02pm
Accident Date: 
Friday, May 1, 2015

Motorcyclist dead in Summit County crash

A motorcyclist crashed into a guardrail Friday and died.

Canton Fire Division Chief Killed in Motorcycle Crash

A funeral mass is at Queen of the Heavens Church in Green, on Wednesday, May 6, 2015 AT 10:00A.M.

Canton division fire chief killed in crash

Ball is the staff division chief, whose duties included training, administrative and fire prevention functions, according to the city’s web page at
It was about 6:50 p.m. when Canton Division Fire Chief Kerry Ball, 54, was riding his customized motorcycle to the north on Lawrence Road, and he departed the roadway and struck a guardrail. Ball was not wearing a helmet at the time of the crash, and was pronounced dead at the scene. Investigation continues to determine the cause of this accident; check back for updates.
People Involved: 
Kerry Ball

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