One killed in Brunswick Hills Township crash

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BRUNSWICK HILLS TWP, OH – One person is dead and another seriously injured after an overnight crash in Brunswick Hills Township.

Ryan Wheeler, 32, of Medina, was driving his car on West 130th Street near Sleepy Hollow Road when he lost control of the vehicle and hit a tree. Police say that he was traveling at a high rate of speed at the time.

Wheeler was pronounced dead at the scene of the accident. His passenger, Justin Yarris, 22, also of Medina, was hospitalized locally with serious injuries. He was later Life-Flighted to MetroHealth Medical Center.

The crash, which occured at about 2:15 a.m. Wednesday, remains under investigation

Fatal accident