Created on Monday, 09 December 2013 Written by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Recordings indicate at least a half-dozen shocked travelers called emergency dispatchers to report a speeding car on the Ohio Turnpike before a double-fatal crash.
The car hit the back of a van Nov. 28, killing a Toledo couple.
In one of the call recordings released Monday by the State Highway Patrol, a woman says the car whizzed past and side-swiped her vehicle. Another caller estimates the driver was traveling "well over 100 mph."
A dispatcher also received an accident notification from a company that monitors Infiniti cars. The patrol says the speeding vehicle was an Infiniti sedan.
The patrol says troopers spotted the car but couldn't catch or keep up with it.
The driver, a 24-year-old Kent man, was charged with vehicular homicide. He's in jail on $1 million bond.