Driver flees on foot from scene of deadly hit-and-run crash on busy Euclid roadway
EUCLID, Ohio (WOIO) - Police closed a stretch of Euclid Avenue in both directions as detectives investigated a deadly hit-and-crash on Monday morning.
The crash was first reported around 5 a.m. on Euclid Avenue between East 222nd Street and Chardon Road.
Video captured by 19 News at the scene shows a severely damaged Jeep in the roadway. A utility pole and a tree also appear to have sustained damage during the crash.
A detour was in place during the road closure.
Police said the driver of the Jeep fled on foot from the deadly incident.
The victim has been identified as 36-year-old Euclid resident Jamieil J. Matthews.
Additional details, including the circumstances that led to the crash, are not available at this time.
This story will be updated.
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