3 die in Cleveland crash after police say car was speeding


CLEVELAND (AP) — Police say three people were killed in a Cleveland crash after a speeding driver lost control of his car and hit a tree.

The accident happened a few minutes after midnight Saturday on the city’s east side.

Police say four passengers were ejected when the car hit the tree, with three of them pronounced dead at the scene. Two other passengers were taken to University Hospitals.

The 20-year-old driver is facing preliminary charges of aggravated vehicular homicide and aggravated vehicle assault.

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