Resident dies in Northfield car accident

from Staff Reports Published:

Northfield Center -- A Streetsboro woman died March 7 after failing to negotiate the on-ramp merging Route 8 northbound onto Interstate 271, according to officials.

Summit County Sheriff's Inspector Bill Holland said March 10 that Ann Tiffe, 40, was ejected from her 1999 Toyota Corolla after it struck the western wall of the ramp at around 2:30 p.m.

According to the Cuyahoga County Medical Examiner's Office, Tiffe was a resident of Streetsboro.

Holland said Tiffe was taken to the Sagamore Hills Medical Center and then transported by Metro LifeFlight to MetroHealth Medical Center in Cleveland, where she died a few hours later.

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