Police ID victim in drag racing crash

COVINGTON, KY  (FOX19) - Police say a man died during a drag race on Interstate 71/75.

An Erlanger police officer saw two cars racing on I-75 near I-275 around 3 a.m. Thursday morning. The officer tried to catch up, when he saw one of the cars lose control and hit a concrete barrier not far from the 12th Street exit in Covington.

The driver, Greg Siffel, 23, of Burlington, was taken to University Hospital. His passenger, Christopher Green, 24, of Covington, was pronounced dead at the scene.

Charges against the driver are pending.

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