TIPP CITY, Ohio (WDTN) - The driver killed in a semi crash on I-75 in Tipp City Saturday has been identified.
Robert Cardinal, 49, of Fort Gratiot, Michigan lost control of the tractor-trailer between the exits for State Route 571 and County Road 25A.
The truck went left of center, hitting a concert barrier and crossing all three northbound lanes. After smashing through a fence, utility pole and several trees the truck came to a stop in a wooded embankment where it burst into flames.
Cardinal was trapped inside the engulfed semi. A Tipp City police officer and pedestrian attempted to pull Cardinal out of the fiery truck, but were unsuccessful. He was pronounced dead at the scene.
The Ohio State Highway Patrol is investigating if sleep deprivation may have played a role in the crash.
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