57-year-old man killed in East Cleveland crash

EAST CLEVELAND, Ohio -- A single-car crash in East Cleveland claimed the life of a Cleveland man Wednesday morning.

It happened at about 5:20 a.m. on Delmont Avenue north of Euclid Avenue.

The Ohio State Highway Patrol said a Honda Accord went over the tree lawn, hit a light pole and then struck a tree.

Reginald K. Hawkins, 57, was killed in the crash, troopers said. He was not wearing his seatbelt.

This was the 68th traffic fatality this year in Cuyahoga County.