CLEVELAND — One person was pronounced dead after a crash on Denison Avenue Friday.
Officers from the Brooklyn Police responded at approximately 2:30 a.m. to the Tavern, located at 7104 Biddulph, for shots fired.
A vehicle, driven by a 32-year-old male, believed to be involved in the shooting was located. Officers stopped the vehicle but it fled north on Ridge Road.
The vehicle lost control at Denison Avenue and flipped over after it struck a concrete barrier.
Police confirmed a 33-year-old passenger was ejected and pronounced dead at the scene.
The male driver was transported to MetroHealth Medical Center where he remains confined due to his injuries.
Denison closed from W82 to Ridge Road and W73 closed at Berry for a fatal crash investigation. One dead a second transported by EMS. Radio traffic indicated this was a Brooklyn pursuit. Awaiting more info from both CPD and Brooklyn Police. pic.twitter.com/rPe40rTBW9— Mike Vielhaber (@MVielhaber) July 30, 2021
Denison Avenue from West 82nd Street to Ridge Road was closed as officers investigated the crash.
The Cleveland Division of Police is handling the investigation, according to Brooklyn Police Chief Scott Mielke.
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