Police: One Dead After Overnight Crash

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WILLOUGHBY HILLS, Ohio — Police are investigating a car crash that left one person dead and sent another to the hospital.

It happened on River Road just south of Chardon Road Tuesday morning.

Sgt. Duane Petrovich of the Willoughby Hills Police Department said the vehicle swerved off the road before hitting a tree. The car then became engulfed by flames.

One woman died in the crash. The other passenger was taken to Hillcrest Hospital. Their condition has not been released.

The crash remains under investigation.