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UPDATE: Man Killed in Crash After Police Pursuit

MIDDLETOWN -- A pursuit with police ended after the suspect's car drove over stop sticks, lost control and crashed into a median.

The man and woman in the 1994 Honda were ejected. McGovern S. Flener, a 2004 graduate of  Lebanon High School, was pronounced dead at the scene. The woman, who has not yet been identified, was flown by CareFlight to Miami Valley Hospital with serious head trauma. She is listed in critical condition.

The chase began in Clearcreek Township, where police requested assistance from Middletown Police as the pursuit entered into that city.

Middletown police say the Honda headed westbound on State Route 122. Officers set up stop sticks at the intersection of Grand Avenue and Highland Street. The suspect reportedly drove over the stop sticks at the high rate of speed, then lost control and struck a median on Grand near Stanley Street.

Reporter Hilary Zalla says beer cans were strewn on the ground around the crash scene.



Earlier coverage:

Report: Chase Ends in Fatal Crash

UPDATE: Police are investigating a serious crash that turned deadly overnight.

Both passenger and driver were ejected from the vehicle. Driver, McGovern S. Flener, was pronounced dead at the scene. His female passenger was transported to Miami Valley with serious head trauma. She is listed in critical condition.

There were several beer cans at the scene, police believe alcohol may have played a role in the crash.



UPDATE: Middletown Police assisted Clearcreek Township with a chase that turned deadly. Officers put down stop sticks in the area of Grand Avenue and Highland just after midnight.

Police say the man driving the car lost control and crashed into the median. He was killed in the crash, the woman riding with him was taken by CareFlight to Miami Valley Hospital.

Right now, Middletown Police are not saying why the pair were being chased, since they were assisting Clearcreek Police.

There were several beer cans at the scene, police believe alcohol may have played a role in the crash.



DEVELOPING:

MIDDLETOWN -- Police are investigating a serious crash that turned deadly overnight.

One person is dead and another has been flown by CareFlight to Miami Valley Hospital with possible life-threatening injuries. According to scanner traffic, police were chasing the vehicle when it crashed on Grand Avenue at Stanley Street.

We have a crew on the scene and are waiting to get an update from police.

Check back for updates throughout the morning and on ABC 22 Good Morning and FOX 45 in the Morning.

 
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