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CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) –

A horrifying crash at a Cleveland street festival. The driver plowed through a barricade and into a crowd of people.

Mitchell Andelmo was killed, and four others were injured.

Police quickly arrested the driver, a man police say was drunk behind the wheel.

The accident happened at West 117th and Clifton Sunday at 7 p.m. where people were enjoying this year’s “Dancing in the Streets” festival.

“Everything that we’ve been told so far, it was a tragic car accident. Someone just wasn’t paying attention and just didn’t acknowledge the gates that were blocking the entrance to the street,” said Tracy Jones.

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The suspected drunk driver, identified as 35-year-old Timothy Spock, hit five people.

One witness tried to help the injured.

“There was a lot of blood on the one side, but she was speaking,” said Gary Pitman. “But the one guy I saw flying up in the air, it looked like 6 or 10 feet up in the air.”

Timothy Spock will be charged with OVI and vehicular assault.

http://www.19actionnews.com/story/19144051/deadly-crash-suspected-drunk-driver-plows-into-crowd-at-street-festival

Article Courtesy of WOIO 19 Action News

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