Victim Identified in U-Haul Crash

Dayton police cruiser
Dayton police cruiser. (WDTN Photo)

DAYTON, Ohio (WDTN) – The man that was killed after driving his U-Haul into multiple parked cars Wednesday has been identified.

The Montgomery County Coroner identifies him as Craig D. Brown, 54, of Dayton.

It happened around 12:15 p.m. in the 2400 block of North Gettysburg Avenue in Dayton.

“This man, he had a heart attack and he just ran into the whole building and we’re in the back of the Stop N’ Shop,” according to a 911 caller. The caller says the man hit another car, pushing it into a building near the Stop N’ Shop.

The 911 caller said a passenger in the vehicle couldn’t move her leg. Dayton police confirmed that the driver of the U-Haul has died. It is unclear if he died from a heart attack, or from injuries suffered in the crash. 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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