Man Killed in One Car Crash

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GARFIELD HEIGHTS, Ohio — One person is dead after a one-car crash in Garfield Heights.

According to Garfield Heights police, it happened around 1 a.m. on E. 131st Street near Saybrook Avenue.

Police said the vehicle was traveling at a high rate of speed when the driver lost control and crashed into the cement base of a commercial sign.

The Cuyahoga County Medical Examiner’s Office identified the driver as James Simmons, 44, of Cleveland.

Simmons was ejected from the vehicle and died at the scene.