Cleveland PD: Man dies after crash into tree early Friday morning
Cleveland Police confirm a 26-year-old man died after the truck he was driving crashed into a tree early Friday morning.
Police spokeswoman Sergeant Evie West says it happened around 2 a.m. on Blythe Ferry Road near the intersection at Stephens Road.
According to Sgt. West, Matthew Mielke was headed east on Blythe Ferry Road, driving a black Chevrolet Silverado near Stephens Road when he lost control of the truck.
West says the truck slid down an embankment and hit a tree.
EMS pronounced Mielke dead at the scene.
It's unclear at this time what caused the crash.