2 dead, 1 injured in violent crash that split vehicle in half

2 dead, 1 injured in violent crash that split vehicle in half
Car torn in half after crash on East 131 and Bartlett Avenue on Thursday night.

CLEVELAND, Ohio (WOIO) - Two people were killed and another seriously injured in an overnight crash that occurred in Cleveland’s Mount Pleasant neighborhood.

The incident occurred at approximately 11:30 p.m. Thursday.

That’s when a beige 2001 Chevrolet Malibu traveling westbound on Barlett Avenue at a high rate of speed blew through the intersection of E. 131st Street and struck a utility pole.

The force of the impact was so intense the vehicle was split in half.

According to police, the driver was a 38-year-old female who was accompanied by two males of unknown age.

The woman and one of the male passengers were pronounced dead at the scene by Cleveland EMS.

We’re told the second male passenger was transported to University Hospital to undergo surgery for unspecified injuries.

Nothing further as police continue to investigate.

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