Jayvian Johnson, 17, killed in hit-and-run pedestrian collision on West 28th Street in Lorain, Ohio

Modified Date: 
Wed, 10/28/2015 - 11:01am
Accident Date: 
Monday, October 19, 2015

Car impounded in connection with hit-and-run crash that killed Lorain teen

LORAIN, Ohio — Lorain police have impounded a car they suspect was involved in a hit-and-run that killed a 17-year-old high school senior, police said. He is the second Lorain High School senior to be killed in a car crash this year. Jayvian planned to join the U.S. Army Reserve after graduating from Lorain High School and hoped to become a police officer, his family said Tuesday. The Dodge Charger was impounded Wednesday afternoon but as of 4:30 p.m. no arrests had been made, Sgt. Monday when a car struck him from behind, police said.

Case of driver accused in Lorain hit-and-run sent to grand jury

His attorney, Anthony Baker, told Lorain Municipal Court Judge Mark Mihok that Cheers turned himself in before asking for a low bond. LORAIN, Ohio — A Lorain County grand jury will consider the case of a 25-year-old man charged in a traffic crash that killed a high school student. Cheers turned himself in Tuesday, a day after Lorain police issued a warrant for his arrest. Jayvian was set to graduate from Lorain High School at the end of the school year, his family said. The grand jury can consider whether Cheers will face additional charges that could include vehicular homicide or vehicular manslaughter in connection with the teen's death.
Topics: 
Hit and Run
People Involved: 
Jayvian Johnson
Damion Cheers
City: 
Lorain, OH

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