7 of 9 Akron plane crash victims identified

A firefighter walks up a driveway as an apartment building burns in Akron, Ohio, Tuesday, Nov. 10, 2015, where authorities say a small business jet crashed. The plane burst into flames and disintegrated after impact. It was unclear how many people were on board. (Scott Ferrell via AP)
A firefighter walks up a driveway as an apartment building burns in Akron, Ohio, Tuesday, Nov. 10, 2015, where authorities say a small business jet crashed. The plane burst into flames and disintegrated after impact. (Scott Ferrell via AP)

AKRON, Ohio (WKBN) – The Summit County Medical Examier’s office has identified seven of the nine people who died in a plane crash in Akron Tuesday.

According to a release from the office, the seven people who have been identified are:

  • Gary Shapiro, 35, from Boca Raton, FL
  • Diana Suriel, 32,  from Wellington, FL
  • Thomas Virgin, 31, from Boca Raton, FL
  • Jared Weiner,  35, from Boca Raton, FL
  • Ori Rom, 32, from Delray Beach, FL
  • Nick Weaver, 34, from Boca Raton, FL
  • Diane Smoot, 50, from Delray Beach, FL

The plane crashed into a multiplex in Akron around 3 p.m. Tuesday. Investigators later determined that all nine people on board the plane perished and that no one was inside the multiplex when the plane crashed into it.

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