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Semi driver Craig Sherwood killed in crash along Interstate 275 in Clermont County

Posted at 7:08 PM, Dec 04, 2019
and last updated 2019-12-04 19:08:26-05

UNION TOWNSHIP, Ohio — An Illinois man was killed when his semi went off Interstate 275 into a wooded area Wednesday afternoon, according to the Ohio State Highway Patrol.

Witnesses said the semi operated by Craig Sherwood, 61, of Aurora, Illinois, was northbound near milepost 61 about 12:35 p.m. when it drifted off the right side of the interstate and struck a ditch before going into the trees.

Sherwood was wearing a safety belt but died at the scene, according to the Clermont County Coroner’s Office.

Drugs and alcohol are not suspected.