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BREAKING NEWS: I-71 Crash Leaves Two People Dead

Two men Dead at the Scene due to Colliding With a Semi Truck

October 27, 2021

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Two men were pronounced dead at the scene of a semi truck accident and another injured after a crash involving two commercial trucks.The accident occurred on Interstate 71 in Wayne County around 3:30am Sunday morning.’The semi truck was heading north on I-71 before the semi truck hit a deer bringing the the semi truck to a complete stop.The semi truck was on the far right of the berm on the northbound lane.The box truck was heading northbound and crashed into the back of the semi truck killing the two passengers and injuring the box truck driver known as Zachary Thomas Carpenter,”reported by news5cleveland.com

The driver of the box truck was transported to Akron General Hospital with none life threatening injuries.”The two passengers of the box truck, 30-year-old Nicholas Holmes and 21-year-old Christopher Fox, were pronounced dead at the scene”, according to state troopers.news5cleveland.com

The semi truck drive did not have any injuries. Law enforcement is trying to find out more information about why the box truck failed to stop. Troopers said it is unknown at this time if drugs or alcohol were factors in the crash, which remains under investigation.Once law enforcement finds out more leading into the investigation,more information will be givin.

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