Driver of stolen car runs stop sign, causes crash that killed Dayton woman

Driver of stolen car runs stop sign, causes crash that killed Dayton woman
A memorial was constructed at the scene of a crash that killed Alesia Brown, 26, of Dayton Nov. 4 on Germantown Street in Dayton (Marshall Gorby/Staff)

DAYTON — The driver of a stolen car was at fault in a crash that killed a Dayton woman on Germantown Street early Sunday morning, according to police crash report.

Alesia Da’nae Brown, 26, of Dayton, was killed in the crash, reported just after midnight Nov. 4 on Germantown Street near Enroe Drive and Erbe Avenue.

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The stolen car, a 2014 Chevrolet Sonic taken from the University of Dayton area, was traveling south on Enroe Drive when the driver ran a stop sign at the intersection with Germantown Street. The Chevy slammed into the passenger side of 1998 Buick car, driven by Brown, sending the Buick into a DP&L pole.

Brown and her passenger, identified as Nathaniel Parker, 29, of Harrison Twp., were trapped in their car after the crash.

Brown was pronounced dead at the scene. Her death was ruled an accident from suffering blunt force trauma, according to the Montgomery County Coroner’s Office.

Parker, who was initially believed to have suffered critical injuries, was listed in fair condition at Miami Valley Hospital Wednesday, according to a hospital representative.

The driver of the stolen car fled the scene on foot after the crash, police said. Officers asked for the public’s assistance Monday to help locate and identify the driver of the car.

Anyone who might have witnessed the crash or might have information to help police is asked to call detective J. Sanders at 937-333-1104.