WEST CARROLLTON, Ohio (WDTN) – UPDATE: The Montgomery County Coroner’s Office has identified the person killed in a crash Saturday as Jacqueline Clifton, 55, of Dayton. The official cause of death has not yet been released.
A portion of I-75 through West Carrollton has reopened after being shutdown for hours while officials investigate a deadly crash.
Crews were called to I-75 NB between Dixie Highway and Ohio 725 shortly after 5 p.m. Saturday.
The Ohio State Highway Patrol confirms a woman in her 30’s was killed in the three-vehicle crash after swerving off the exit back onto the highway.
The woman who was killed was driving a Prius northbound on I-75 taking the Dixie Dr. exit when officials say she swerved over a hill and back onto the highway where her vehicle was T-boned by a camper trailer. A third vehicle also crashed, officials are working to learn how it was involved.
Officials say prescription medication was found in the Prius, one of the three vehicles involved. However they’re unsure if the pills are a factor in the crash.
Viewers have called into the news station describing the traffic jam as ‘completely still’ through West Carrollton.
Ohio State Highway Patrol says all the other victims involved in the crash suffered non-life threatening injuries.