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Carroll County Crash Kills Ohio Man

Date of News Release: 01/27/2012

(Carrollton, KY) -- Troopers from KSP Post 5 responded to a fatal collision this morning at 2:32 a.m. in Carroll County. Investigation showed that Lokey Shorter Sr. (63-year-old male from Trotwood, OH) was traveling North on I-71 at the 38 mile marker in a tractor-trailer. While switching lanes, Shorter lost control of the tractor-trailer causing it to turn onto its side. Shorter was pronounced dead at the scene by Carroll County Coroner David Wilhoite at 2:45 a.m. Shorter was not wearing a seat belt.

Trooper Josh Noble is leading the ongoing investigation. Trooper Noble was assisted at the scene by the Carroll County Sheriff's Office, Carroll County Rescue Squad, Carroll County EMS, and Carroll County Emergency Management.

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