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Wrong-way driver dies in I-80 crash

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Posted at 4:09 PM, Apr 13, 2020

CLEVELAND — The Ohio State Highway Patrol is investigating a fatal wrong-way crash.

The crash happened around 1 p.m. on I-80 in Cuyahoga County.

Troopers said a white 2017 Hyundai Sonata was traveling east in the westbound lanes near mile marker 164.

The vehicle struck a 2014 Dodge Cargo van head-on before hitting an Ohio State Highway Patrol cruiser that was attempting to stop the driver.

The driver of the van and the trooper suffered non-life threatening injuries.

Troopers said the wrong-way driver was pronounced dead at the scene.