Cleveland police investigating fatal crash that killed 1, injured 2 others


CLEVELAND (WJW) — Cleveland police are investigating a fatal crash that killed one person and left two others seriously hurt.

According to the department, it happened near East 68th Street and Superior Avenue around 8 p.m. on Saturday.

A 2003 Jaguar, driven by a 32-year-old man, was traveling westbound on Superior near Russell Road.

For unknown reasons, the Jaguar collided into a 2009 Lexus, driven by a 45-year-old man, that was also traveling westbound on Superior.

The Jaguar then traveled off the right side of the road, struck a tree and a fence then became engulfed into flames. The right-front passenger, an unidentified male, was trapped in the vehicle and was pronounced dead on the scene.

The driver and another passenger suffered serious injuries. Their conditions are currently unknown.

The driver and passenger of the Lexus were not injured. 

*Editor’s Note: Police initially told FOX 8 that two people were killed in this crash. Further investigation revealed that only one person died. This story has been updated to reflect that new information.

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