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Police identify driver who died in I-75 semi crash

A semi pins a passenger car on I-75S at the ramp to I-475W.
A semi pins a passenger car on I-75S at the ramp to I-475W.(WTVG)
Published: Oct. 15, 2021 at 5:09 PM EDT|Updated: Oct. 15, 2021 at 5:45 PM EDT
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TOLEDO, Ohio (WTVG) - The driver involved in a crash with a semi-truck on I-75 has died from his injuries.

The man was taken to the hospital after the crash on Friday night. Toledo Police said he later died. He has been identified as 41-year-old Michael McCarter, of Toledo.

According to TPD, a semi was traveling westbound on the ramp from I-75 North to I-475 West when the driver lost control and traveled across the median. The truck struck a vehicle driven by the victim.

The victim’s vehicle was pinned underneath the semi for more than an hour.

According to a spokesperson for the Toledo Fire and Rescue Department, it took about 75 minutes for rescue workers to free the driver of the car.

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