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COLUMBUS, OH. (THECOUNT) — Jonathan Mitchell, of Eastmoor, Ohio, has been identified as the victim in a double-fatal crash in Columbus early Sunday morning.
Mitchell, 51, was killed in a vehicle crash along with an unidentified woman in the area of 488 Hamilton Ave on Sunday morning.
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According to officials, police responded to reports of a burglary alarm around 1:50 a.m. Sunday morning on Hamilton Ave. When they arrived, police discovered a vehicle that had crashed into a building.
Mitchell and the female passenger were both pronounced dead at the scene.
Police determined Mitchell was operating a vehicle when he exited I-71 on to Leonard Avenue. For unknown reasons, the vehicle lost control, struck a tree and made contact with the building.
The cause of the crash remains under investigation.
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