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1 dead, 3 injured in 2-vehicle crash on I-71 in Lebanon

Troopers were at the scene of a fatal crash on I-71 in Lebanon Saturday.
Troopers were at the scene of a fatal crash on I-71 in Lebanon Saturday.(WXIX)
Published: May. 28, 2022 at 8:07 AM EDT|Updated: May. 28, 2022 at 10:15 AM EDT
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CINCINNATI (WXIX) -One person died, and three others are injured after a two-vehicle crash happened on I-71 near exit 31 in Lebanon Saturday morning.

Ohio State Highway Patrol stated that the driver of a semi truck was driving southbound on I-71 and hit the rear of a 2003 Ford E-150 van that was traveling slowly on the interstate just before 2 a.m.

One person from the van was ejected, landed on the roadway, and was then hit by another car, troopers said.

That car did not stop, according to troopers.

OSP say that the person ejected was pronounced dead at the scene.

The the driver of the van and the two passengers were taken to Bethesda North Hospital, troopers said.

Troopers have not stated the age of the person who died nor the conditions of those injured.

It is unclear how the crash occurred.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Lebanon Highway Patrol Post at (513) 932-4444.

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