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Driver dies in Fort Mitchell crash

Posted by Trina Edwards - email

FORT MITCHELL, KY (FOX19) - A man is dead following a crash in Fort Mitchell.

It happened just after 10 p.m. Tuesday night near the 187 mile marker of Interstate 71/75.

Police say Christopher Barth, 32, of Elsmere was traveling northbound when he struck another vehicle, causing him to lose control of his Pontiac Grand Am. The car overturned, ejecting Barth and trapping him beneath. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

The other driver was not injured and his car suffered minor damage.

Police believe speed is a factor in the crash.

The crash shut down two lanes of northbound I-71/75 for about two hours.

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