Trucker Dies In I-74 Crash; Highway Was Closed 4.5 Hours
By Mike Perleberg
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(Green Township, Oh.) – A Cincinnati man died in a crash that overturned his semi truck and closed Interstate 74 for several hours Thursday.
Charlie Strunk, 46, was driving eastbound just past the Interstate 275 split at about 3:40 p.m. when he lost control of his truck and it ran off the right side of the highway. The truck was not connected to a trailer.
Strunk was trapped inside his vehicle. He died from his injuries.
The deadly wreck forced I-74 to be closed until about 8:00 p.m. Thursday.
A cause of the accident remains under investigation by the Hamilton County Sheriff’s Office Traffic Safety Unit.