Dayton man facing involuntary manslaughter charges in 2018 deadly police chase

Michael E. Wade, 28, of Dayton, is facing involuntary manslaughter, failure to comply with the order or signal of a police officer and aggravated possession of drugs, according to a Montgomery County grand jury report.

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On Nov. 19, 2018, Wade crashed a Nissan Altima, ending a chase with Moraine police that exceeded 80 mph, according to police records.

Wade and a back seat passenger, Leonard James Guy Jr., were both ejected from the car.


Guy was pronounced dead at the scene.

The front seat passenger, a 16-year-old girl, was taken to a hospital for possible injuries.

The chase started after Moraine police attempted a traffic stop for speeding on Dryden Road.

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Wade failed to pull over and ran a red light at Edwin C. Moses Boulevard and then turned onto on South Broadway Street, according to Moraine police records.

The chase ended at West Stewart and South Broadway streets.

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