Names released in fatal NB I-71 crash

CINCINNATI, OH (FOX19) - Northbound Interstate 71 is now open after a fatal crash between the Dana Avenue and Montgomery Road exits.

The accident occurred around 11:15 a.m. when a 2006 Freightliner semi tractor trailer driven by Kenneth E. Walters III, 53, and a 2002 Honda Accord driven by Amardeep K. Singh, 22, changed lanes and struck each other. The Accord then went out of control and struck a 2008 Jeep Wrangler driven by Jeffrey W. Derrow, 62.

The Jeep then went out of control and rolled over several times, throwing Derrow from his vehicle. He was pronounced dead at the scene. Derrow was not wearing his seatbelt.

Neither Walters or Singh were hurt in the crash.

Police shut down traffic from NB I-471 and Fort Washington Way to NB I-71 for three hours.

Police are continuing to investigate the accident, and ask anyone with any information to call the Cincinnati Police Department's Traffic Unit at (513) 352-2514.

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