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Kentucky crash kills Ohio man who ran into truck stopped for an earlier wreck

An Ohio man died in a crash in Laurel County Saturday when he ran into the rear of a truck that was stopped because of an earlier wreck, according to Kentucky State Police.

Police identified the man who died as Eddie D. Phillips, 54, of Cincinnati.

Phillips was driving north on Interstate 75 in a 2011 Mitsubishi car when he hit a 2016 Peterbilt commercial vehicle.

The truck was stopped in traffic behind a separate collision, police said.

Phillips died at the scene.

State police did not report any injury to driver of the truck, Michael S. Tilotta, 52, of Houston, Texas.

The wreck happened about 12:30 p.m.

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