Victim in deadly crash identified, may have died from gunshot

DAYTON, Ohio (WDTN) – The Montgomery County Coroner’s Office identified the man killed in a Monday morning crash.

The man who died has been identified as 25-year-old Carl Allen from Dayton. Police say a bullet wound was found on Allen and the Coroner’s Office believes this is the cause of death.

The accident happened just after 3:00 a.m. Monday at the intersection of North James H. McGee Boulevard and Edison Street.

Dayton Police say the vehicle was traveling at an apparent high rate of speed, before running off the road and into a raised grass median, striking a tree, driving across the road and hitting another tree.

The car rolled over several times before coming to a stop. The passenger was thrown from the vehicle during the crash.

According to a Dayton Police Sergeant , he driver was pronounced dead at the scene.

A toddler was taken to Dayton Children’s Hospital. There is no word on the child’s injuries.

The crash is still under investigation. 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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