Man killed in I-71 crash identified

Man killed in I-71 crash identified

CLINTON COUNTY, OH (FOX19) - Ohio State Patrol has identified the man killed in a crash on Interstate 71 North Thursday as Scott Bunting.

A driver fell asleep at the wheel, over-corrected and sideswiped a Ford F-250 truck near State Route 73, according to OSP. The collision caused the truck to travel off the roadway and overturn.

Bunting was the front seat passenger of the truck. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

Another passenger was airlifted to Miami Valley Hospital with serious injuries. Both drivers were transported to Clinton Memorial Hospital with minor injuries.

There is no evidence at present to indicate drugs and alcohol are involved, authorities say.

The crash remains under investigation.

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