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VIDEO: Semi truck becomes completely engulfed in flames on Ohio Turnpike

Posted: 6:32 AM, Jan 03, 2019
Updated: 2019-01-03 06:36:19-05
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A semi truck became completely engulfed in flames on the Ohio Turnpike late Wednesday night.

Firefighters were on scene putting out the truck fire in the westbound lanes of the Ohio Turnpike just before I-71.

All westbound lanes were originally closed as crews worked to remove the torched truck, but all lanes have since been reopened.

It's unclear at this time what caused the truck to catch fire.

The driver's condition is unknown at this time.