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Woman killed on Christmas Eve in single-car crash on I-480

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Posted at 9:35 AM, Dec 25, 2019
and last updated 2019-12-25 09:35:23-05

BROOKLYN HEIGHTS, Ohio — A 35-year old woman was killed in a crash that occurred in Brooklyn Heights on Christmas Eve, according to the Ohio State Highway Patrol.

Around 3:41 p.m., a 2016 Hyundai Sonata was traveling east on the Interstate 480 on-ramp from Brook Park Road when it went off the northeast side of the ramp, through a grassy area, down an embankment and struck a dividing wall, troopers said.

The driver of the Hyundai, 35-year-old Alexis Robinson, of Cleveland, was transported to MetroHealth Hospital where she was pronounced dead, according to troopers.

Troopers said Robinson was not wearing her seat belt at the time of the crash. The events leading up to the crash remain under investigation.