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Girlfriend of Walmart police shooting victim John Crawford is killed in mysterious car crash, the driver dies too

By Kathy Wray Coleman, editor-in-chief, Cleveland Urban News.Com, and the Kathy Wray Coleman Online News, Ohio's most read digital Black newspaper and newspaper blog.  Tel: (216) 659-0473. Kathy Wray Coleman is a community activist, educator and 21-year investigative journalist who trained at the Call and Post Newspaper in Cleveland, Ohio for 17 years.   ( ) /   ( )  DAYTON, Ohio -The girlfriend of John Crawford III, the unarmed Black man gunned down by police last summer at a Walmart in Beavercreek, Ohio for grabbing an air soft toy gun from a store shelf, mysteriously died New Year's day in a high speed car crash. Tasha Thomas (pictured above with Crawford, 22,  and below in a solo photo), 26, was a passenger in the car driven by thirty-year-old Frederick Bailey of Dayton, who authorities say hit a pole on a city street around 3 pm, and at a speed of  90 - 100 MPH. Bailey also died at the scen