One Dead After Semi Crash In Van Wert

By Emma Koch

Credit: Van Wert County Emergency Management

May 31, 2013 Updated Dec 2, 2013 at 2:52 PM EDT

VAN WERT, Ohio (www.incnow.tv) -- Police are investigating an early morning crash between a vehicle and a semi that left one person dead.

It happened on U.S. Route 127 near the Van Wert city limits just before 6 a.m. Friday.

The highway was closed until a little after 3 p.m. Friday afternoon. Traffic was detoured due to diesel fuel spilled on the roadway and clean-up of the accident site.

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