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Trucker killed in I-71 semi crash

CARROLLTON, KY (WAVE) – The driver of a semi was killed after his rig left the road and overturned on Interstate 71.

According to Kentucky State Police, the crash happened around 7:35 p.m. Monday in Carroll County.

KSP said the preliminary investigation show that a tractor trailer driven by Kristopher Shantz was heading north on a curve when it left the road.

Shantz, 44, of Cynthiana, KY, was not wearing a seatbelt and was ejected. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

State police are continuing their investigation into the crash.

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