Suspect in fatal chase held in jail

Aaron Johnson held in jail on probation violation. (Photo/Montgomery County Jail)
Aaron Johnson held in jail on probation violation. (Photo/Montgomery County Jail)

TROTWOOD, Ohio (WDTN) – 2 NEWS has just confirmed the name of the man connected to a police chase that killed an innocent bystander.

Sources confirm that Aaron Johnson is being held in jail on a probation violation, but investigators tell us he is the suspect who they believe was behind the wheel during that chase last week.

Investigators say the chase started during a drug investigation at Salem Avenue and Olive Road.

The chase ended with a crash a short distance away at Olive and Shiloh Springs roads.

Agyasi Ector, 27, was walking near the abandoned Kmart store when he was hit by the car involved in the chase.

Formal charges are pending. A second suspect has not been named. 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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