Fallen wire may have caused fatal U.S.-23 accident

Posted by LS

MONROE COUNTY (WTOL) - The Monroe County Sheriff Department tells us a fatality accident occurred on U.S.-23 northbound near Dundee.

An electrical transformer may have exploded near the expressway causing a downed wire to hit a passing vehicle. The vehicle stopped as well as a semi truck behind it.

A Cadillac behind the semi truck did not stop in time and rear ended the truck. The driver of the Cadillac was killed and the passenger of the Cadillac was flown to a Toledo area hospital.

Both lanes of U.S.-23 were closed, but have since reopened.