Man Killed in Tractor Trailer Crash in Dayton, OH

A man was killed when his car smashed into a tractor trailer that police say was parked illegally on a roadside in Dayton, Ohio, on Saturday, April 7. According to, the driver of the car may have suffered from a medical condition that caused him to swerve onto the shoulder of Kitridge Road and into the back of the parked tractor trailer. The report was uncertain as to whether the owner of the tractor trailer will face charges.

TRUCK ACCIDENT FAST FACT: According to the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, in truck accidents involving large trucks and other vehicles, 98% of the fatalities occur to the people in the passenger vehicles.

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