Michael Yaromich, 15, and David Lowky, 19, killed, and Samuel J. Liakhovitch, 19, injured in single-vehicle car crash into trees off of State Street in Lake Township, Ohio
Modified Date:Mon, 06/01/2015 - 3:52pm
Accident Date:Saturday, May 30, 2015
The car then traveled off the left side of the road and struck a ditch and two trees. Officials said the car then overturned and all occupants were ejected.
“It was a horrible accident,” Alex Liogky, the uncle of the two deceased teenagers said. “I think they lost control somehow. The vehicle went to left hand side and that’s how they got killed.”
Michael Yaromich, 15, of New Philadelphia, and David Lowky, 19, of Hartville, both were killed in the collision that occurred about 2 a.m. Saturday on State Street near Fromes Avenue. A third occupant the car, Samuel J. Liakhovitch, 19, of North Canton, was transported to Mercy Hospital with serious injuries. The vehicle was heading east on State Street when it exited the road, hit a ditch, and crashed into trees. The vehicle rolled and ejected the three occupants. No one was wearing a seatbelt. The state patrol said speed appears to be a factor in the deadly collision.
Topics:Accident Topics: Teenaged Drivers - Young Adult Drivers, High-Speed/Excessive Speed, Seat Belt Usage
Samuel J. Liakhovitch
City:Township of Lake, OH
County:Stark County, OH