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Rush hour crash killed 21-year-old motorcycle driver

Posted at 5:43 PM, Aug 14, 2018
and last updated 2018-08-15 16:05:03-04

CINCINNATI -- The crash that shut down rush hour traffic on Columbia Parkway Tuesday afternoon claimed the life of a 21-year-old motorcycle driver, according to a news release from Cincinnati police.

Police said Jordan Alexander, who was driving her Suzuki eastbound on Columbia Parkway, crashed into the side of a tractor-trailer whose driver was making a left turn.

Alexander died at the scene. The tractor-trailer’s driver was uninjured. 

Lt. Steve Saunders said prosecutors would review the case.

The investigation is ongoing. Police asked any witnesses to call the Traffic Unit at 513-352-2514.