One Killed In I-75 Crash In NKY

The accident happened late Thursday night, closing down I-75 for several hours.

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(Boone County, Ky.) – One person is dead in a two-vehicle crash in northern Kentucky.

Boone County Sheriff’s deputies responded to the crash on Thursday around 11:32 p.m.

Deputies say Trace Patrick, of Dry Ridge, was operating a 2020 Freightliner Flatbed tow truck on northbound Interstate 75 when he struck the rear of a tractor-trailer operated by Larry Hill, of Dayton, Ohio.

A passenger in the tow truck, David Matthews Jr., was ejected from the vehicle and pronounced dead at the scene.

Patrick was transported to UC Medical Center with non-life-threatening injuries.

No other injuries were reported.

The accident remains under investigation.

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