Woman indicted in deadly crash on Germantown Pike

Dayton police are investigating a deadly crash that blocked a portion of Germantown Pike early Thursday morning.

DAYTON, Ohio (WDTN) – More than a year after a crash that left 24-year-old Angelaca Pleasant dead, a woman has been formally indicted for her role.

Deshon Antoinette Ellison (Montgomery County Jail).
Deshon Antoinette Ellison (Montgomery County Jail).

Deshon Antoinette Ellison, 23, of Dayton, has been indicted on four counts of aggravated vehicular homicide, two counts of aggravated vehicular assault and two counts of vehicular assault.

The crash happened just before 2:30 a.m. on October 22, 2015 in the 3800 block of Germantown Pike, in Dayton. Ellison was speeding in a 2003 Ford Taurus, lost control of the vehicle. The vehicle crossed the centerline of the roadway and struck a utility pole and a fence.

READ MORE: Witness: driver was speeding before deadly crash

Upon arrival, paramedics located the partially ejected, deceased body of 24‐year‐old Angelaca Pleasant. Two other passengers were transported to Miami Valley Hospital for serious injuries they suffered in the crash.


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