Portion of Chester Avenue reopens after fatal accident

One person was killed after a car crash on Chester Avenue in Cleveland. (Photo Credit; Fox 8 News)

CLEVELAND — A portion of Chester Avenue was closed for most of Saturday because of a fatal accident, the Cleveland Police Department said.

It happened near Chester Avenue and East 105th Street.  The road was closed both eastbound and westbound from East 105th to East 101st streets from around 2 p.m. until just after 9 p.m.

Police say two people were trapped in the crash, and one person died.

Further details, including how the accident happened, were not immediately released.

The Accident Investigating Unit and the Cuyahoga County Medical Examiner’s Office are at the scene investigating.