Car flips fleeing police; 1 killed, 1 critical


CLEVELAND, Ohio (WJW) – The Cleveland Division of Police is investigating a deadly crash.

A car crashed at W. 73rd and Denison around 3 a.m. Friday.

However, the incident started earlier that morning in Brooklyn.

According to police in Brooklyn, officers responded to a tavern in the 7100 block of Biddulph Rd. on a report of shots fired.

Witnesses told police they thought the shots came from a white car that sped away from the scene.

Officers spotted the car, and police say the driver took off northbound on Ridge Rd.

The vehicle lost control at Denison Ave. and flipped.

Brooklyn police say the woman in the vehicle was ejected.

EMS reports a 30-year-old woman was killed.

A 32-year-old male was taken to the hospital in critical condition.

No one involved has been identified.

The area was blocked off for several hours.

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