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2 dead, multiple people injured in multi-car crash in Cleveland

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Posted at 8:33 PM, Feb 14, 2020
and last updated 2020-02-15 08:45:47-05

CLEVELAND — Two people are dead and several others were hurt Friday night in a multi-car crash in Cleveland.

The crash happened on East 93rd Street near Cassius Avenue, Cleveland fire officials said.

Cleveland police say a Kia Forte was heading north on East 93rd Street in excess of the speed limit and went left of center. The Kia then hit a Toyota Camry that was heading south on East 93rd. The impact caused the Toyota to strike a Chevrolet Impala that was going north on East 93rd Street. The Kia then hit another Toyota Camry that was going south on East 93rd Street.

Firefighters responded to the scene and said they used the "Jaws of Life" to extricate the victims from the crash.

The driver from the first Toyota that was struck, as well as a passenger in the Kia, died from injuries sustained in the crash. Their identities have not been released.

Friday night, Cleveland EMS told News 5 that a 50-year-old man was pronounced dead at the scene. A 30-year-old man, 35-year-old man and a 40-year-old man were taken to MetroHealth Medical Center in critical condition. A 56-year-old man was taken to MetroHealth in stable condition. A 12-year-old boy was transported to Rainbow Babies and Children's Hospital in stable condition.

It's not known which one of the victims was the passenger in the Kia who died.

The cause of the crash is under investigation.