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Man dies after semi crash in Richland County

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Posted at 8:10 PM, May 10, 2021
and last updated 2021-05-10 20:10:07-04

RICHLAND COUNTY, Ohio — The Ohio State Highway Patrol is investigating a fatal two semi-truck crash.

The crash happened before 1 p.m. on U.S. 30 near Koogle Road.

A 2009 international LF627 tractor-trailer was stopped in traffic on U.S. 30 eastbound lanes.

Jeffery Davis, 52, was driving a 2015 Volvo Conventional tractor-trailer eastbound on U.S. 30 when he attempted to stop.

Troopers said Davis' semi struck the other tractor-trailer from behind.

Davis was pronounced dead at the scene.