Man killed in early morning accident - Cleveland 19 News Cleveland, OH

Man killed in early morning accident

Car being towed away from the accident scene. (Source: WOIO) Car being towed away from the accident scene. (Source: WOIO)

Cleveland Police are investigating a deadly early morning accident.

It happened around 12:30 a.m. 

According to police, 32-year-old Richard L. Lynch was speeding and driving recklessly in his 2001 Chevy Malibu on Eddy Road when he lost control. Police say he sideswiped a 1997 Buick, crossed the double yellow lines into the northbound lanes, then struck a steel pole and a wooden utility pole.

Lynch was ejected from the vehicle. He was pronounced dead at the scene. 

The driver of the car Lynch sideswiped was not injured.

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