Edward Howard, 55, killed and Joseph Schramm, 33, injured in car crash on Interstate 71 in Mansfield, Ohio

Modified Date: 
Mon, 02/16/2015 - 7:05am
Accident Date: 
Saturday, February 14, 2015

Family member responding to crash on I-71 in Mansfield fatally struck by car

The Ohio State Patrol is investigating a three-car crash on Interstate 71 in Mansfield that killed a man responding to a separate crash scene to take his family member home.
The crash happened Saturday at 9:30 p.m. near mile marker 177 on Interstate 71. A Mansfield trooper was investigating a single-car collision when Edward Howard, 55, arrived the scene to take his family member home. Howard parked behind the trooper's patrol car, and exited his vehicle. Joseph Schramm, 33, of Mansfield, was driving north on I-71 when he lost control and struck Howard's SUV and then the patrol car. Howard was taken to Med-Central Hospital where he was pronounced deceased. Schramm was taken to Ashland Samaritan Hospital with minor injuries. 
Type: Car Accident
People Involved: 
Edward Howard
Joseph Schramm
Interstate 71

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