Coroner names victim of Lakeview Avenue fatal crash

UPDATE @ 11:35 a.m.

The victim of the Lakeview Avenue fatal crash reported around 1:35 a.m. in Dayton was named by the Montgomery County Coroner's Office as William Flowers, 33.

Initial reports indicate that Flowers struck a pole that fell onto wires, knocking out power for some area residents.

An autopsy is being performed later today to determine the cause of his death.

UPDATE @ 2:30 a.m.

Investigators from the Montgomery County Coroner’s office are on the scene, our crew said.

UPDATE @ 2:15 a.m.

The crash on Lakeview Avenue is fatal, officials on the scene said.

The vehicle struck a power pole that fell on other wires, knocking power out in the area, our crew on the scene said.

The coroner’s office has not yet arrived to the scene, but our crew said that crash reconstruction crews are on the way.

Officers on the scene did not yet have an idea of the cause of the crash.

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A vehicle has crashed into a fence and a power pole on Lakeview Avenue, regional dispatchers said.

Scanner traffic indicated that power lines were hanging low in the area.

There is no word on injuries at this time.

The crash was reported around 1:37 a.m.

We have a crew on the way and are working to learn more.

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