Man killed, 4-year-old girl hurt in multi-car crash on I-71 South

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CLEVELAND — Interstate 71 South has reopened after a fatal, multi-car crash Saturday afternoon. The freeway had been shut down between the Innerbelt Bridge and 176 for a time.

A dispatcher with Cleveland police said a pickup truck struck a car, drove further down the road, then hit two other vehicles.

According to a news release,  a 27-year-old man was taken to MetroHealth Medical Center in critical condition, where he died. A 4-year-old girl also went to Metro with serious injuries, Cleveland EMS said.

Further details were not immediately released.


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