One dies in pick-up truck vs. semi crash on Ohio Turnpike

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BOSTON HEIGHTS, Ohio -- One person died in a crash involving a tractor trailer and truck pulling an RV on the Ohio Turnpike Friday morning.

It happened around 2:15 a.m. Friday in the eastbound lanes of the Ohio Turnpike between mile markers 179 and 180 in Boston Heights.

The tractor trailer was traveling eastbound in the right lane, and a Ford F-350 was also traveling eastbound pulling a trailer.

The tractor trailer was struck in the rear by the pick-up truck. The truck caught on fire, and the driver did not survive.

The Ohio State Highway Patrol told Fox 8 that the driver of the tractor trailer was injured in the crash.

Fox 8's Patty Harken reported the backup extended for miles all the way to I-271.

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