Cleveland police say young woman hanging out of car window killed in crash, driver charged


Editor’s Note: A previous version of this story said another vehicle was involved in this crash, but the Cleveland Division of Police spokesperson later corrected that information.

CLEVELAND, Ohio (WJW) – The Cleveland Division of Police is investigating a crash that killed a 21-year-old woman Monday.

Around 12 a.m. officers responded to St. Clair Ave. and E. 115th St.

Police say the driver was traveling at a high rate of speed while the passenger was hanging out of the window.

Witnesses say the vehicle went off the road and into a utility pole.

The passenger died at the hospital.

She has not been identified.

The 22-year-old driver was given a field sobriety test and arrested.

She faces aggravated vehicular homicide charges.

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