DAYTON, Ohio -- One person is dead after a wrong-way crash caused a gasoline tanker to explode on Interstate 75 near Dayton, WHIO reported.
A driver going the wrong direction on I-75 collided with a gasoline tanker carrying thousands of gallons of fuel at about 4:40 p.m. The gasoline tanker truck burned for hours, police said, and I-75 was closed in both directions for several hours.
Part of the interstate remains closed until further notice, authorities said.
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The driver of the truck suffered minor injuries, and he is cooperating as officials investigate.
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