I-480 East reopens after deadly crash closure

Aug. 8, 2017: Crews had to close I-480 East near W. 130th early this morning to clear a deadly crash from the road. A driver crashed into the median and was pronounced dead at the scene.

CLEVELAND -- Traffic is flowing once again through I-480 East where police had closed the roadway at West 130th because of a deadly crash.

The closure went into effect around 5 a.m. Tuesday with traffic resuming in the area approximately two hours later.

We’re told one man was pronounced dead at the scene. The crash, which involved a Ford Escape, happened around 2:30 a.m.

Police say the driver hit the middle wall, but there isn't much damage to the vehicle.

His cause of death is under investigation.

No additional information was immediately available.


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