Six Killed in Police Cruiser Crash in Ohio

Driver and five passengers killed in collision; none believed to have been wearing seatbelts

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Six people were killed and a police officer was injured in a crash early Friday morning in a suburb just north of Columbus, Ohio.

An officer in Upper Arlington was responding to a robbery report when his police cruiser crashed into a car at an intersection, the Associated Press reports. Local media reports that the male driver and five female passengers — including a small child — were killed; police believe that none of them were wearing seatbelts.

The officer, who according to the head of the local police union had his lights and siren on at the time of the crash, was taken to a hospital with a serious head injury and is in stable condition.