Coroner’s office identifies man killed in Youngstown crash near shooting scene

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The crash happened early Sunday morning shortly after a shooting in the city

xThere is also a fatal crash down the street from the shooting -- at Salt Springs Road and Greenwood Street -- though it's unknown at this time if they're connected. One person killed was killed in that crash, and one person was injured.

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YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (WKBN) – The Mahoning County Coroner’s Office has identified the man killed in a Youngstown crash early Sunday morning.

The crash happened around 2:30 a.m. at the intersection of Salt Springs Road and Greenwood Street.

Charles Boerio, Jr., 27, was killed.

The crash happened a few blocks east of where two people were killed and three others were hurt by a series of shootings around 2 a.m. Sunday.

Youngstown police were initially investigating the fatal crash in connection to the nearby shooting, but investigators now confirmed that Boerio died from injuries in the crash and it wasn’t related to the shooting.

An autopsy will be conducted by the Cuyahoga County Medical Examiner’s Office.

The crash is still under investigation.

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