Accident claims life of man in Bloomfield Township

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BLOOMFIELD TWP. – An update to this morning’s story about a man killed in a car accident in Bloomfield Township, Crawford County.  It happened at around 8:05 last night.  The victim has been identified as 46-year-old Pittsburgh resident Jay Keefer. 

Officials say Keefer lost control of a Chevy Corvette while traveling at a high speed on Shreve Road near King Road.  He went over an embankment and into a ditch, then back up over another embankment, before hitting a tree and a mailbox.  The vehicle then rolled over and slid on its roof a long distance before coming to rest in a field. 

Keefer was ejected along with a passenger who has been identified as 48-year-old Timothy P. Lamagna, of Union City.  Lamagna was flown to Hamot Hospital with major injuries where he’s listed in serious condition this morning.  Neither of the men was wearing seatbelts and police say the crash remains under investigation.

 

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