Two women died as the result of a crash on Boettler Road.

GREEN  Two women were killed in a single-car crash when the driver lost control of the vehicle and struck a tree, Summit County Sheriff's deputies said this morning.

A 75-year-old woman was driving the car with her 73-year-old passenger about 3:50 p.m. Wednesday when the vehicle went off the right side of the road in the 1700 block of Boettler Road and struck the tree, Inspector William Holland said in a news release. 

The driver was taken to Summa Hospital in Green and her passenger to Akron City Hospital, he said, adding that both later died from their injuries. Both were residents of Green.

The wreck remained under investigation Thursday by the Summit Metro Crash Response Team, he said.

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