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I-75 south closed for hours Saturday morning after fatal crash

I-75 Closed near Carthage
Posted at 6:16 AM, Dec 04, 2021

CINCINNATI — South I-75 in Carthage reopened hours after a deadly two-vehicle crash early Saturday morning.

A captain with Cincinnati PD's Traffic Unit said the crash happened on South I-75 near the 8.5-mile marker.

Cincinnati Police said the driver of a 2016 International Prostar tractor-trailer was stopped on the right shoulder of I-75 when a 22-year-old man driving a 2015 Ford Mustang traveled off the side of the highway and hit the semi.

Police said the driver of the Mustang died from his injuries at the scene. The semi-truck driver was not injured. Police have not released the identity of the victim.

South I-175 traffic was diverted to Paddock Road. The northbound lanes were not affected by the crash.