Victim named in deadly I-75 crash

75 fatal crash (Photo Mike Ullery)

TROY, Ohio (WDTN) – Troopers say 25 year old Lauren M. Hurd was killed when her vehicle ran into the back of a semi truck just before 3 p.m. Wednesday.

The Ohio State Highway Patrol says the semi slowed for construction in the northbound lanes of I-75 just north of Troy. Hurd, from Tiffin, failed to stop in time and hit the semi. The semi driver, 58 year old Ronald L. Widner from Tennessee, was not hurt.

The highway was shut down for about two hours while crews investigated. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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