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Alliance man killed in crash with semi

MILTON — An Alliance man was killed after his car struck the back of a semi tractor-trailer on Interstate 76 Saturday afternoon.

The Canfield Post of the Ohio State Highway Patrol said the crash occurred just after 4:30 p.m. in the westbound lanes of I-76 just west of Lake Milton. Troopers said Erik O’Brien, 44, was pronounced dead at the scene after striking the back of the semi with his 2012 Ford Fiesta.

The truck driver was Mohamed Mohamed, 32, of Columbus, who was not injured.

The crash remains under investigation.

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