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One Person Killed In Overnight Crash On Interstate 70

One Person is dead following an overnight crash in Belmont County.  Officials with the Ohio State highway patrol confirm that one person has died in the crash along I-70 westbound overnight.  

Officials tell News 9 a motorcycle driven by 55-year-old Jimmy DiFabrizio from Bellaire, went off the right side of the roadway striking a guardrail. DiFabrizio was ejected from his bike. The driverless motorcycle re-entered the roadway and struck a semi driving down the road. The semi then went off the left side of the road and overturned.  

DiFabrizio was pronounced dead at the scene, while the semi driver 30-year-old Ronald Glover sustained minor injuries.

DiFabrizio was not wearing at a helmet at the time of the crash; alcohol is believed to be a factor. The crash remains under investigation.


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