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Friday, July 25, 2014

Fleeing Vehicle Crashes Into Police

Lima, Ohio: Devontae Williams died early Friday after another vehicle eluding police ran a red light and struck the car. Devontae Williams, 21, of Lima, was transported from the scene of the accident. He later died from his injuries there, according to a press release from Major Chip Protsman of the Lima Police Department.

At 12:48 a.m. Friday, an officer from the Lima Police Department attempted to stop a vehicle for a suspected criminal offense on Kibby Street at McPheron Avenue. The juvenile driver of the vehicle, who LPD didn’t immediately identify, fled from the officer at a high rate of speed, running a red light at Kibby and Central. The juvenile driver is being treated at a local hospital for his injuries. The LPD is working with the prosecutor’s office to determine what criminal charges may be filed.

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