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Pedestrian seriously injured after being struck on EB 275 in NKY

EB I-275 has reopened near Minneola Pike in northern Kentucky.
EB I-275 has reopened near Minneola Pike in northern Kentucky.(ohgo)
Published: Jul. 16, 2021 at 10:32 AM EDT|Updated: Jul. 16, 2021 at 11:20 AM EDT
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BOONE COUNTY, Ky. (WXIX) - Eastbound Interstate 275 is open again after it was shut down for more than an hour Friday morning near Minneola Pike, according to Boone County dispatchers.

Air Care responded to assist a pedestrian who was struck at 10:11 a.m., they say.

The pedestrian sustained life-threatening injuries and was taken to the University of Cincinnati Medical Center.

Once on scene, deputies obtained multiple statements from witnesses who said that the pedestrian walked into the path of the tractor-trailer, according to the Boone County Sheriff’s Office.

The Boone County Sheriff’s Office is investigating.

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