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Semi truck’s roll off interstate leaves two dead 


Two people are dead after a semi truck overturned on an Ohio interstate on Thursday morning. 

The fatal accident happened on June 1st on Interstate 75 in Dayton, Ohio at around 4 a.m. 

According to Dayton Police Lt. David Matthews, “the semi-truck apparently lost control and rolled off the highway into an embankment near the entrance ramp of Stanley [Avenue].”

Two people were extricated from the wrecked tanker truck. As of 10 a.m. WHIO7 reports that both people have been confirmed dead. 

The wreck caused a fuel spill and damaged a highway sign.  Drivers on I-75 northbound have been advised to go to Webster Street or Needmore Road before getting back onto the interstate.

The cause of the wreck has not been released.


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