Man killed after crashing car in woods off I-71

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CLEVELAND, Ohio -- A 40-year-old man was killed when his car crashed into the woods off the I-71 northbound exit ramp Monday night.

The Accident Investigation Unit of the Cleveland Division of Police spent several hours Tuesday morning investigating the crash.

It happened just after 11:30 p.m. Monday on the I-71 northbound exit ramp to Bellaire Road.

The ramp has since been reopened.

Police said crews were having trouble towing the car out of the woods.

The victim's identity was not immediately known.

Stay with FOX 8 News and for updates on this developing story.

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