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All lanes of I-75 reopen hours after deadly semi crash in Harrison Twp.

Published: Friday, January 04, 2019 @ 2:52 AM
Updated: Friday, January 04, 2019 @ 3:19 PM

A semi driver was killed overnight on I-75 in Harrison Township

Investigators have reopened all lanes of Interstate 75 South at Needmore Road following a deadly crash involving a semi Friday morning. 

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The man killed in the crash is Kevin Arnold, 62, of Fort Wayne, the coroner’s office said.

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The crash involving a semi truck was reported around 2:40 a.m. Hazmat crews were also called to the scene for the truck, which was leaking fuel. Around 5:15 a.m., the semi caught fire and was quickly extinguished.

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Semi that crashed on 75 South at Needmore Road catches on fire

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No other vehicles were involved in the crash. 

The crash shut down the right and center lanes into Friday afternoon. All lanes of the highway were reopened around 3 p.m.

We’ll continue to update this developing story. 

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1 killed in semi crash on I-75 in Harrison Twp.