NB I-75 at I-74 reopens after fatal accident - Cincinnati News, FOX19-WXIX TV

NB I-75 at I-74 reopens after fatal accident

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The Cincinnati Police Department is investigating an accident that killed a 24-year-old on northbound I-75 near I-74 Friday evening.

According to police, Paul Dagenbach, 57, was driving his Hyundai Sonata on I-75 around 6:00 p.m. when a he was rear-ended by a semi-truck. The Sonata became disabled in the high-speed berm and the semi-truck was parked behind the vehicle.

Officials say the 24-year-old ran into the back of the semi-truck. As a result the semi-truck rotated and struck the Hyundai Sonata.

The 24-year-old was pronounced dead at the scene. Dagenbach sustained minor injuries and was transported to Good Samaritan Hospital. The driver of the semi was not injured in the incident.

The victim has not been named pending family notification.

The accident caused the highway to be shut down for more than four hours.

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