Portage County: GlenOak High counselor dies in crash

12:33 PM, Apr 11, 2012   |    comments
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SUFFIELD TOWNSHIP -- Ohio State troopers say a Tallmadge woman died in a 2-car crash at 6 a.m. Wednesday morning.

Jennifer-Jung-Kilbreath, 57, of Tallmadge, was a school counselor at GlenOak High School in Canton, according to school officials.

Students were allowed to leave early today due to the news if their parents were available.

Grief counseling is available all week at the school.

The crash occured on U.S. 224 at state Route 43.

James Kubitza, 15, of Mogadore, was driving a 2005 Ford Taurus eastbound on U.S. 224. He had three passengers in the Taurus -- a man, 43, and two children, 11 and 12.

Jung-Kilbreath was driving a 2009 Suzuki SX4 was southbound on state Route 43. The two vehicles collided at the intersection. Troopers are still investigating what happened.

Jung-Kilbreath's Suzuki came to a reat on the roadway after the crash. She was not wearing a seatbelt and was killed in the crash.

Kubitza's Taurus went off the south side of the road. Neither he nor the two children in the back seat were injured and the man in the front seat had minor injuries. All four were wearing seatbelts.


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