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2 dead, car ripped into pieces after Ohio police chase ends in violent crash

Posted: 5:25 AM, Feb 20, 2018
Updated: 2018-02-20 08:01:19-05
2 dead after Ohio police chase
2 dead after Ohio police chase

Two people are dead after a police chase ended in a crash in Cleveland Tuesday morning.

A car being chased by Shaker Heights (Ohio) police crashed into a tree at East 151st and Harvard Avenue around 2:20 a.m., according to police.

Cleveland police said they believed the car was being chased because it was stolen.

Both the driver and passenger were pronounced dead at the scene.

The car was torn into four large pieces and debris was scattered in five front yards from East 151st Street to East 150th Street along Harvard Avenue.

Details have not yet been released by Shaker Heights police.