Man killed in wrong-way crash on I-70 in Clark County

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CLARK COUNTY, OH (WDTN) –  Ohio State Highway Patrol confirms that at least one person has been killed after a wrong-way crash in Clark County.

Ohio State Highway Patrol says it happened on Eastbound I-70 near state route 4 just before 8:30 p.m. Saturday.

They say a wrong-way driver, identified as 30-year-old Joshua Vanderpool of Enon, hit a semi-truck head on.  Both vehicles were engulfed in flames after impact.

Mr. Vanderpool died at the scene. The driver of the semi, 43-year-old Denis Yatsunov of Cresskill, New Jersey, was taken to Springfield Regional Hospital with minor injuries.

The Ohio State Highway Patrol is investigating the crash.

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