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Motorcyclist Dies In Crash With Semi; Ramp To I-71/75 Reopens

Posted On May 23, 2014

(Erlanger, Ky.) – All lanes are open once again on the ramp from Donaldson Road to Interstate 75 northbound in Erlanger following a fatal crash late Thursday night.

Motorcycle rider Douglas Withrow, 50,  of Fort Mitchell, died at the scene after he was hit by a semi hauling paint thinner at around 11:15 p.m.

The driver of the truck has been identified as Waylon Miles, of Georgetown, Indiana. He was not hurt.

Some of the chemical did leak from the trailer, requiring HAZMAT crews to come to the scene. All lanes opened at around 11:00 a.m.

The fatal crash remains under investigation.