Driver Tasered By Police During Traffic Stop Dies In Highway Car Crash While Fleeing - Cleveland 19 News Cleveland, OH

Man Tasered By Police Dies In Car Crash While Fleeing

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BROOKLYN, OH (WOIO) - A 21-year-old man was killed when he crashed his car on the highway while running away from police.

The accident happened around 1:30 a.m. at I-480 and Tiedeman early Saturday morning.

Brooklyn Police tell 19 Action News that just moments before crashing, 21-year-Old Yuceff Young II was pulled over and tased by Linndale Police for speeding and drunk driving.

Linndale Police and Young got into a confrontation prompting an officer to tase him. Young got up, jumped into his car and took off.

Young crashed moments later and was pronounced dead on scene.

Police say Young was travelling at speeds of more than 100 miles per hour.

 

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