Fatal I-75 crash involving semi, police say
CINCINNATI (WXIX) - Impairment is a factor in a fatal crash that shut down southbound Interstate 75 near the Paddock Road exit early Saturday, Cincinnati police said.
It happened about 5:30 a.m. in Carthage, according to Cincinnati Police Captain Brian Norris.
A 2015 Ford Mustang traveling southbound on I-75 ran off the road and hit a semi tractor-trailer parked on the right shoulder, he said.
The driver of Mustang was pronounced dead at the scene, Norris said.
The semi-driver was not injured.
The name of the Mustang driver will be released once his family is notified, Norris said.
The crash closed the southbound lanes of the highway until 8:30 a.m.
Any witnesses to the crash are asked to contact the Cincinnati Police Department’s Traffic Unit at (513) 352-2514.
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