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Police Release Names of Two Killed in Crash Involving Stolen Car

9:41 AM, May 1, 2012   |    comments
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JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- The Jacksonville Sheriff's Office has released the names of two men killed Monday morning in a single-car crash on Collins Road involving a stolen car.

Twenty-year-old Dominique McNish has been identified as the driver of a stolen vehicle involved in a fatal crash Monday, according to a news release from Jacksonville Sheriff's Office Public Information Officer Shannon Hartley.

Hartley said the vehicle was reported stolen around 3 am. Sunday.

Monday morning the owner saw the vehicle in the area of Blanding Boulevard and Collins Road.  The stolen car was being driven by McNish and 19-year-old Nathaniel Hoover, Hartley said.

McNish and Hoover also saw the owner of the vehicle.  When the two saw the owner, the fled at a high rate of speed, heading east on Collins Road.

As McNish and Hoover were fleeing the vehicle's owner, McNish lost control of the vehicle, striking a telephone pole.

McNish was pronounced dead at the scene.  Hoover was taken to a local hospital where he succumbed to his injuries.

Hartley said the case is still an ongoing investigation.



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