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Man in Wednesday crash dies in hospital Thursday afternoon

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Posted at 11:58 AM, Jan 24, 2020
and last updated 2020-01-24 19:47:38-05

A man involved in a crash Wednesday afternoon on east I-74 in Harrison Township died in the hospital Thursday afternoon, according to police.

The Hamilton County Sheriff's Department said William Korn, 78, was driving east on I-74 around 4:30 p.m. Wednesday. Neutne Williamson, 36, was driving on the road at the same time.

Williamson tried to change lanes and hit the back end of Korn's car, sending Korn's vehicle into a ditch off the road, according to police.

Emergency personnel took Korn to Mercy Health - Harrison Medical Center before they took him to University of Cincinnati Medical Center. Korn was pronounced dead at UCMC Thursday around 1 p.m.

The sheriff's department is still investigating the crash, but they said speed, alcohol and drugs are not considered factors at this time.