Man killed after leading police on a high speed chase in Avon

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AVON, Ohio (WJW) – The coroner was called to the scene of a crash in Avon Thursday morning, following a pursuit down I-90.

The crash happened at Route 611 and Chester Road around 7:30 a.m.

The FOX 8 I-Team confirmed the Ohio State Highway Patrol was pursuing a red Dodge Charger on I-90 westbound prior to the crash.

Troopers were trying to stop the vehicle as it traveled at
speeds of more than 100 mph.

Troopers tried to stop the Charger at I-90 and Clague Rd.

According to OSHP, the suspect crashed into a pickup truck after exiting at 611.

The driver of the Dodge Charger was killed. His passenger and the driver of the pickup truck were injured.

Roads in the area were closed for several hours while police investigated the crash scene. 

 

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