Fatal Crash: Driver Killed In SUV Rollover Accident

Independence, OH - An investigation is underway after a deadly crash in Independence Wednesday evening.

It happened on the 1-77 southbound ramp to 1-480 eastbound.

Police say a midsized SUV went off the road, traveled up a median embankment, struck an overhead road sign and flipped before finally coming to a rest on the vehicle's roof.

The male driver was extricated by mechanical means, transported to Metro Hospital where he was pronounced dead.

Name and specific information of the driver are being withheld until notification of immediate family can be made.