I-69 reopened after fatal Huntington County semi crash


WARREN, Ind. (WANE) – All lanes of I-69 in Huntington County at the State Road 5 overpass are reopened after crews investigated a fatal semi crash. WANE 15 has learned the semi was traveling north when it hit a bridge support in the median.

Police have confirmed the driver of the semi was killed in the crash. A woman who was possibly sleeping in the back of the cab was ejected. She has been airlifted to a hospital in critical condition.

A semi hit a bridge support in the median of I-69 at State Road 5 on Thursday, August 20, 2020.

Indiana State Police say the semi caught fire after the crash. No other vehicles were involved.

Northbound traffic was being diverted off I-69 at exit 264 and southbound traffic was being diverted at exit 273.

The State Road 5 bridge has been inspected and has been determined to be safe for traffic.

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