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Two killed in head-on crash on I-77

DOVER — Two people were killed in a head-on crash Saturday afternoon on I-77 in Dover Township, Tuscarawas County.

According to the Ashland Times-Gazette, an SUV driven by Walter E. Banks of Canton was driving the wrong way in the southbound lanes of I-77 when it collided head-on with a mini van driven by Mohammed Luft-Abdullah Al-Samet of Detroit. Both were killed.

The patrol said both drivers were wearing seat belts. Alcohol and drugs are not suspected.