SUV Reportedly Speeding in Fatal Ohio Crash

Survivor says driver was speeding before hitting a guard rail

 

 
 
 

JESSE WASHINGTON, AP National Writer | | Tuesday, March 12, 2013


WARREN, Ohio (AP) — One of two Ohio teenagers who survived a crash that killed six friends says the driver was speeding before she hit a guard rail and the SUV flipped into a pond.

JEMS: Six Teens KIlled in Ohio Crash

Eighteen-year-old Brian Henry of Warren tells reporters he's not sure what the group had been doing earlier because he caught a ride with them after the other boys were already in the vehicle.

Henry says he used his elbow to break a window and escape after the crash early Sunday in Warren, about 50 miles southeast of Cleveland. He and another boy who escaped ran to a home to call for help.

The 19-year-old driver and five teenage boys died.

The car was reported stolen Monday. It wasn't clear whether the passengers knew the car was stolen.

Copyright 2013 The Associated Press.



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