Fairfield man killed in early morning I-75 crash

Published: Sunday, May 19, 2019 @ 10:38 AM

Fairfield man killed in early morning I-75 crash

A Fairfield man is dead after police said his car crossed the median on Interstate 75 early Sunday morning striking another vehicle.

Sharonville police said the crash happened at approximately 1:15 a.m. on southbound I-75 near the Sharon Road exit in northern Hamilton County approximately a mile from the Butler County border.

 

According to police, a medical helicopter was called to the scene but efforts to revive Walter Gibson Jr. of Fairfield, the driver of the car police said crossed from northbound I-75 into the southbound lanes, were unsuccessful.

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Police said Gibson’s car was struck by another vehicle. The driver of the southbound car — Momar Kasse, 34, of Cincinnati — was taken to an area hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

Police said they are continuing their investigation but speed and alcohol are suspected factors in the crash.

Anyone who witnessed the crash or who has information that could assist with the Sharonville Police investigation, is urged to contact Lt. Walter Cordes at 513-563-1147.