Crain Avenue accident update

One of the two Theodore Roosevelt High School students hospitalized after a March 16 traffic crash at Crain Avenue and Lake Street in Kent has been released from the hospital.

Roosevelt senior Jake Prunty was released from Robinson Memorial Hospital in Ravenna on March 17.

Prunty told the Record-Courier that he suffered a fractured vertebra in the crash that seriously injured fellow senior Zach Marlow and briefly hospitalized three other seniors.

Marlow remains hospitalized at Akron City Hospital. He was briefly trapped under the Jeep Liberty SUV the students were riding in when it flipped over near the Crain Avenue bridge at 11:15 a.m. March 16. The cause of the accident remains under investigation.

Record-Courier Staff Report