Altercation in Mansfield Ends up in Fatal Crash on Home Road

An altercation in Mansfield ended up in a fatal crash near Graham Auto Mall on Home road around 3 a.m. Wednesday. reports a witness told Ontario Police that she and 42 year old Donald Cheatam were involved in an altercation in Mansfield. Cheatam then forced her into her vehicle and made her drive to Landings Court in Ontario. Cheatam drove off in the car reaching speeds of around 70 mph and lost control of the vehicle on Home Road, near Graham Automall, where he hit multiple cars and struck a utility pole. The car overturned, ejecting Cheatam, and caught fire south of West Fourth Street. Ohio Edison crews were on the scene to repair the pole Wednesday, while Home Road was closed between West Fourth and Nussbaum Parkway. Mansfield Police are investigating the incident and did not have any further information.


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