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One dead after fatal west Toledo crash Wednesday morning

Crews responded to a crash on Talmadge and Monroe Wednesday morning.

TOLEDO, Ohio — UPDATE: The following story has been updated to reflect new information released by Toledo police Wednesday afternoon. 

One person is deceased after a fatal accident occurred at the intersection of Talmadge and Monroe in west Toledo Wednesday morning. 

According to Toledo Fire & Rescue, crews were dispatched to the scene of a motor vehicle accident at approximately 8:30 a.m. on Wednesday. Units found 32-year-old Rashad Ali with "traumatic injuries that were incompatible with life" and pronounced him deceased on the scene.

In reports from the Lucas County Coroner's Office and Toledo police, authorities said police crews were pursuing Ali when he ran a red light on southbound Talmadge at Monroe Street and struck the second vehicle, which was traveling westbound on Monroe. Ali's vehicle left the road and struck a parked vehicle before coming to rest.

Ali had previously fled from police on Nov. 12 on N. Erie Street in north Toledo and was charged with failure to comply with order or signal of a police officer. 

The Lucas County Coroner's Office released Ali's cause of death Wednesday afternoon. An autopsy revealed multiple blunt force injuries to the head, chest, back, abdomen and left arm, which were the cause of death. The coroner ruled the manner of death an accident. 

The occupant of the second vehicle, an adult female, also sustained injuries in the crash. Crews transported her to the hospital and said her injuries were non-life threatening. 

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