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52-year-old Defiance man dies in Richland County crash

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Published: May. 10, 2021 at 8:08 PM EDT
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MIFFLIN TOWNSHIP, Ohio (WOIO) - A Defiance man is dead after the tractor-trailer he was driving crashed into the rear end of another tractor-trailer stopped in traffic on US-30 Monday afternoon in Richland County.

The crash occurred on US-30 near the Koogle Road intersection shortly before 1 p.m.

Jeffrey L. Davis, 52, died at the scene of the crash, according to an Ohio State Highway Patrol media release.

Davis was driving a 2015 Volvo Conventional tractor-trailer eastbound on US-30 when he struck the rear end of a 2009 International LF627 tractor-trailer stopped in traffic.

US-30 was temporarily closed until the roadway was cleared.

The crash remains under investigation.

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