Alcohol, drugs suspected factors in Thanksgiving crash that shut down I-75 for hours

MORAINE — UPDATE @ 10:20 (12/1):

Alcohol and drugs are believed to be factors in a crash that shut down northbound I-75 for hours Thanksgiving evening, according to a crash report. The crash resulted in six people being transported to Kettering Health Main Campus.

Three people were suspected to have serious injuries, the report states. Kettering Health Network said they are no longer listed as patients.

According to the report, the driver of a Jeep, identified as Larry Allan Hargrave, lost control, over-corrected, and hit a pickup truck on I-75 NB. Hargrave was suspected of being under the influence, according to the report.

Both vehicles came to rest on their tops.

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Hargrave was cited with operating a vehicle without being in reasonable control.


Multiple people have been injured in a multi-vehicle crash on I-75 NB near Dryden Road in Moraine.

The Ohio State Highway Patrol dispatch records indicated the crash involved three vehicles. Two vehicles involved in the crash were on their tops, according to our crew on the scene.

Multiple people have been transported in medics from the scene of the crash.

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Initial reports indicated that five medics were called to the crash, which was reported around 6:30 p.m.

I-75 NB has reopened after being closed for around five hours.

We’re on the scene and working to learn more.