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Dayton man facing involuntary manslaughter charges in 2018 deadly police chase

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A man was indicted on involuntary manslaughter charges in a 2018 police chase that ended in a crash that killed a Dayton man and tore the car into three pieces.

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.

Michael E. Wade   MONTGOMERY COUNTY JAIL
Michael E. Wade MONTGOMERY COUNTY JAIL

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.