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Driver dies after crashing into bridge pier

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Posted at 9:50 AM, Feb 02, 2019
and last updated 2019-02-02 09:50:30-05

CINCINNATI — A driver died after hitting a bridge support Friday.

Thomas Gall, 68, was driving a 2004 GMC Envoy north on Spring Grove Avenue at about 7:10 p.m. when he went left-of-center and hit a bridge pier, Cincinnati police said in a news release.

Gall was not wearing a seatbelt at the time of the crash. EMS drove him to University of Cincinnati Medical Center in critical condition. He died while being treated there.

Investigators don't believe speed was a factor in the crash. They don't know if impairment was a factor.

The Traffic Unit is continuing to investigate the crash. Police asked any witnesses to call 513-352-2514.