Smash Up: Driver Killed Fleeing From Police After Suspected Road Rage Incident

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BROOK PARK, OH (WOIO) - An investigation is underway after a fatal accident in Brook Park early Christmas morning.

It happened just before 3:30AM on the I-71 merge to I-480.

The driver of a 1997 Chevy Tahoe was unable to negotiate the curve and the vehicle struck the guard rail head on.

Driver Charles Goodson was killed instantly.

The passenger, Kiriai Butler, is currently hospitalized at Metro. No word on a condition.

Prior to the accident, Middleburg Heights Police were trying to catch up to and stop the vehicle after a reported incident of road rage.

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