(Hebron, Ky.) - The Boone County Sheriff’s Office says a Lawrenceburg man appears to be responsible for a crash that injured a deputy Tuesday.
The sheriff's vehicle rammed from behind
on the should of eastbound I-275 in Boone
County Tuesday evening.
Boone County Sheriff's Office
Daniel Sparaco, 35, told police he had fallen asleep at the wheel of his 1998 Jeep Wrangler before smashing into the rear end of a sheriff’s SUV on the eastbound shoulder of Interstate 275 at the 7.5 mile marker.
Deputy Jeremy Rosing, 34, was hit by the rammed cruiser which also collided with a second vehicle stopped on the shoulder. Yetta Fuller, 20, of Cincinnati was in the stopped 2000 Chrysler Sebring.
The deputy’s SUV continued into the moving lanes of the interstate where it was struck by a 2008 Ford Focus occupied by Karen Stout, 71, and her passenger Francis King, 66.
Rosing, a nine-year veteran with the sheriff’s office, was released from the University of Cincinnati Hospital Wednesday morning.
Sparaco, Fuller, Stout, and King were all hospitalized with non-life threatening injuries.
The collision is under investigation by the Accident Reconstruction Unit. There are no preliminary results available yet.