Authorities say a man ran into I-275 traffic Friday morning in an apparent suicide.
UNION TOWNSHIP, Ohio -- A pedestrian is dead after being hit by a semi on I-275 at Beechmont Avenue. (Photo by Dwayne Slavey)
UNION TWP., Ohio -- MARCH 21, 2014 -- At least one person is dead after a crash on the westbound I-275 ramp at Beechmont Avenue. (Photo by Chopper 9)
UNION TOWNSHIP, Ohio -- Authorities say a man ran into I-275 traffic Friday morning in an apparent suicide.
The Ohio State Highway Patrol said a 27-year-old Cincinnati man kneeled at the end of the retaining wall near an overpass at Beechmont Avenue and then ran directly into the path of a semi-truck at about 6:20 a.m.
The man was pronounced dead at the scene.
Police had to close multiple lanes as they cleared the crash. The roadway reopened by about 9:30 a.m.
An investigation into the incident is ongoing.