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Fatal crash shuts down highway in Northfield

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NORTHFIELD VILLAGE, OH (WOIO) -

A single car crash on the I-271 on-ramp from Route 8 in Northfield backed up traffic around 2:30 p.m. Friday.  

A 1999 Toyota Corolla was heading northbound on Route 8 when the car hit the concrete barrier as it entered the on-ramp.  

The driver, a 40-year-old woman from Macedonia, was ejected from the car. She was transported to Metro Heath Medical Center by Life Flight, where she was pronounced dead.  

Initial investigation believes speed was a factor in the crash. The Summit County Sheriff's Office is investigating.  

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