The Canton Post of the Ohio State Highway Patrol is investigating a serious injury crash involving a pedestrian City of Alliance - The Canton Post of the Ohio State Highway Patrol is investigating a serious injury crash involving a pedestrian that occurred on February 11, 2019 at approximately 11:00 AM. The crash occurred on State Street at Fairview Place. Spencer Cole Salle, age 19, of Canton, Ohio was operating a 2019 Dodge Ram Pick-up eastbound on State Street attempting to turn northbound on Fairview Place. Larry Gale Lowther, age 60, of Alliance, Ohio was walking westbound on the north side of the roadway in the crosswalk of Fairview Place. Preliminary investigation indicates Lowther was struck by Salle while attempting to turn northbound onto Fairview Place. After impact, Lowther was thrown north of the intersection. Lowther was transported by Alliance Fire Department to Aultman Hospital and is listed in critical condition. Salle was not injured in the crash. Alliance PD was on scene to assist. Alcohol does not appear to be a factor in the crash. The crash currently remains under investigation. In 2018 Stark County had five pedestrian fatalities. Drivers are encouraged to be alert for pedestrian traffic in urban areas.