Mustang plows into pole, passenger dead, driver critical

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DAYTON, Ohio (WDTN) — Reconstruction crews are working to determine what caused a deadly crash in Dayton.

The crash happened around 2:30 a.m. Sunday on Edwin C. Moses Boulevard in front of UD Arena.

According to officials, a black mustang lost control and struck a pole.

The passenger was pronounced dead at the scene. The driver was taken to Miami Valley Hospital where he is in critical condition.

Police said both victims are males between 20-30 years old.

Authorities stated that speed is believed to be a factor in the crash. They’re still waiting on toxicology results to determine whether alcohol or drugs played a role in the accident. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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