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Semi driver who died in Darke County crash identified

UPDATE @ 8:50 p.m.:

Wilbur Miller, 75, of Goshen, Indiana died from his injuries after his semi struck a tree Monday, Dark County Sheriff’s Office said.

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Crews had to mechanically extricate Miller. He died at the scene.

Miller’s semi went off the right side of the roadway, traveling in a ditch on North Star Ft. Loramie East of Rismiller Road. He drove back on the road, over-corrected, and drove back off the right side of the road. Miller then struck a tree, according to the sheriff’s office.

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The accident is under investigation by the sheriff’s office.

UPDATE @ 12 p.m.:

The driver of a semi involved in a crash on North Star Fort Loramie Road this morning has died, according to authorities.

INITIAL REPORT:

A semi driver has reportedly suffered serious injuries following a rollover crash on North Star Fort Loramie Road in Darke County Monday morning. 

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Emergency crews were dispatched to the intersection of North Star Fort Loramie Road at Friend Road, just east of the village of North Star around 11 a.m. 

A medical helicopter was requested to the scene, but was unable to fly due to the weather conditions.

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