High-speed crash kills one Saturday morning in Toledo

A Toledo man is dead after a crash early Saturday morning.
Published: Feb. 28, 2021 at 11:06 AM EST
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TOLEDO, Ohio (WTVG) - Toledo Police say a high-speed crash ended with one person dead near the intersection of Bancroft and Auburn around 2 a.m. Saturday.

The investigation determined that Lerhonda Norwood, 32, was driving southbound on Auburn with passenger, Malik Smith, 28. Norwood turned left onto Bancroft and was struck from behind by a vehicle driven by 36-year-old Christopher Hayes.

Police believe Hayes was traveling at a high rate of speed. His vehicle continued into a utility pole. He died in the crash.

Norwood and Smith were not hurt. The investigation is ongoing.

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