2 girls killed, 10 hurt in crash with stolen police SUV

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A stabbing suspect crashed a stolen police cruiser in Dayton, Ohio, Aug. 26, 2019. (Photo: ABC)

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — Authorities in Dayton, Ohio, say a suspect in a stabbing stole a police SUV and crashed it into a van filled with children, killing two 6-year-old girls.

Ten people were injured in all, including five children and the suspect.

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A coroner on Tuesday identified the two who died as Eleanor McBride, of Huber Heights, and Penelope Jasko, of Dayton.

WHIO-TV reports that Dayton police Lt. Col. Eric Henderson says the suspect was fleeing officers Monday night when he crashed a car and jumped into a Riverside police SUV.

Henderson says police then got a call about a crash near the downtown Dayton library.



Police say the SUV crashed into at least two occupied vehicles.