Victim identified in fatal Paddock Hills crash
CINCINNATI (WXIX) - One person was killed in a crash Tuesday in Paddock Hills near the Norwood Lateral, according to the Cincinnati Police Department.
The crash involving a truck and a car happened around 11:30 a.m. in the 4600 block of Paddock Road, police say.
CPD identified the deceased victim as Autura Buie, 47.
According to police, Nicholas Neulist, 33, was in a Ford F-450 driving south on Paddock and turning into a private driveway.
Buie was driving a Chevrolet Impala south on Paddock and crossed the double yellow line while passing Neulist.
Buie’s car hit Neulist’s truck and went off the left side of the road before striking a concrete retaining wall and a bridge pier.
Buie was taken to the University of Cincinnati Medical Center, where police say he died.
Neulist was hospitalized with minor injuries.
Buie was not wearing a seatbelt, police say. Neulist was wearing one.
Police say excessive speed is a factor in the crash but impairment is yet to be determined.
CPD’s Traffic Unit is investigating.
Witnesses are asked to contact the Traffic Unit at 513.352.2514.
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