Man killed after car lands on him in rollover crash - WFMJ.com News weather sports for Youngstown-Warren Ohio

Man killed after car lands on him in rollover crash

Posted: Updated:

LORAIN, Ohio (AP) - An Ohio man has died after his vehicle rolled over several times in a crash and landed on top of him.

Police say the crash happened around 7:15 a.m. Sunday in Lorain when 22-year-old James Updegrove Jr. lost control of his car and drove off the side of the road.

Authorities say the car went airborne and rolled over, causing Updegrove to be ejected from the vehicle. The car landed on top of Updegrove, and he was pronounced dead at the scene.

Police believe Updegrove was under the influence of alcohol and speeding at the time of the crash. He was also not wearing a seatbelt.

An investigation into the crash is ongoing.

Copyright 2018 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

  • More From wfmj.comHot ClicksMore>>

  • Quakes cut power, topple homes on Indonesia island; 3 dead

    Quakes cut power, topple homes on Indonesia island; 3 dead

    Monday, August 20 2018 12:43 AM EDT2018-08-20 04:43:28 GMT
    A strong earthquake has jolted the Indonesian island of Lombok as it tries to recover from a quake earlier this month that killed 460 people.More >>
    A strong earthquake has jolted the Indonesian island of Lombok as it tries to recover from a quake earlier this month that killed 460 people.More >>
  • South Koreans enter North to reunite with kin split by war

    South Koreans enter North to reunite with kin split by war

    Monday, August 20 2018 12:43 AM EDT2018-08-20 04:43:25 GMT
    (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon). In this Aug. 17, 2018, photo, Lee Soo-nam, 76, shows photos of his brother Ri Jong Song in North Korea during an interview at his home in Seoul, South Korea. Lee is among about 200 war-separated South Koreans and their family...(AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon). In this Aug. 17, 2018, photo, Lee Soo-nam, 76, shows photos of his brother Ri Jong Song in North Korea during an interview at his home in Seoul, South Korea. Lee is among about 200 war-separated South Koreans and their family...
    Elderly South Koreans have traveled to the border with North Korea ahead of family reunions with relatives in the North they've been separated from since the Korean War.More >>
    Elderly South Koreans have traveled to the border with North Korea ahead of family reunions with relatives in the North they've been separated from since the Korean War.More >>
  • Science Says: Hotter weather turbocharges US West wildfires

    Science Says: Hotter weather turbocharges US West wildfires

    Monday, August 20 2018 12:42 AM EDT2018-08-20 04:42:48 GMT
    (AP Photo/Noah Berger). FILE - In this Aug. 7, 2018 file photo, firefighters monitor a backfire while battling the Ranch Fire, part of the Mendocino Complex Fire near Ladoga, Calif. The years with the most acres burned by wildfires have some of the hot...(AP Photo/Noah Berger). FILE - In this Aug. 7, 2018 file photo, firefighters monitor a backfire while battling the Ranch Fire, part of the Mendocino Complex Fire near Ladoga, Calif. The years with the most acres burned by wildfires have some of the hot...
    An AP analysis finds a clear connection between warmer temperatures out west and more land burned by wildfires.More >>
    An AP analysis finds a clear connection between warmer temperatures out west and more land burned by wildfires.More >>
Powered by Frankly
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2018 WFMJ. All Rights Reserved. For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy and Terms