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Ohio police investigating after woman dies after being thrown from vehicle on freeway

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Posted at 2:48 PM, Oct 22, 2019
and last updated 2019-10-22 14:48:27-04

CLEVELAND —  Police in Ohio are investigating after a woman died after being thrown from a vehicle on the freeway.

The Cuyahoga County Medical Examiner has identified the woman who was pronounced dead after being thrown from a vehicle on Interstate 90 and taken to a nearby hospital.

The woman has been identified as 21-year-old Vannaisha Akins, according to the medical examiner.

The incident happened at 5 p.m. on I-90 near Carnegie Avenue. She was taken to MetroHealth where she was pronounced dead.

The incident is being investigated by the department's homicide unit.

This story was originally published by Kaylyn Hlavaty on WEWS.