JACKSON TOWNSHIP, Ohio (AP) – A North Carolina man who stopped to help at an interstate highway crash scene in Ohio was killed when he was hit by a vehicle trying to avoid the scene. collision, authorities said.
The initial crash occurred around 5:30 p.m. Tuesday on Interstate 71 southbound in Jackson, when a 28-year-old Mansfield woman lost control of her vehicle while trying to avoid another vehicle, according to the Ohio State Highway Patrol.
Richard Ivey, 53, of Shelby, North Carolina, stopped to help a woman with an infant in her car, authorities said. Her car was then hit by another car and a pickup truck, and an SUV driver trying to avoid the scene of the crash hit Ivey and the woman, both standing beside her. outside of their car.
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Ivey was pronounced dead at the scene. The woman, infant in the car and the SUV driver were all taken to hospital, but authorities have not said if anyone was seriously injured.
The collision forced authorities to close a section of the highway in Ashland County for more than three hours.
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