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Police ID victim of fatal morning crash on Brent Spence Bridge

Fatal crash closes southbound Interstate 71/75 on the Brent Spence Bridge (Provided) Fatal crash closes southbound Interstate 71/75 on the Brent Spence Bridge (Provided)
The highway closed as of 11:37 a.m. (Ohio Department of Transportation) The highway closed as of 11:37 a.m. (Ohio Department of Transportation)
The truck involved in the accident (FOX19 NOW/Gordon Graham) The truck involved in the accident (FOX19 NOW/Gordon Graham)
COVINGTON, KENTUCKY (FOX19) -

Lanes on southbound Interstate 71/75 on the Brent Spence Bridge reopened Friday afternoon after a fatal crash, according to Covington police.

Jason Alexander, 39, was driving a semi tractor-trailer when it collided with Richard Ackman, 26, who was on a motorcycle just before 8:30 a.m.,police said in a prepared statement.

Ackman died at the scene. 

The semi and Alexander were soon located at the TA Truck Stop in Florence, police said.

Authorities are interviewing Alexander and continuing to investigate the cause of the crash.

The interstate was shutdown for approximately six hours. 

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