Fatal crash shuts down I-70 EB in Wayne County

Mohamed Isse, 33, killed in crash

WAYNE COUNTY, Ind. - An Illinois man was killed in a crash that shut down Interstate 70 in Wayne County late Thursday, Indiana State Police said.

The crash was reported just before midnight on I-70 when a car was struck by a tractor-trailer near mile marker 134, west of the Cambridge City exit.

Investigators said the tractor trailer, driven by Boota Signh, 22, of California, was headed west on I-70 before losing control. The semi slid across the westbound lanes, crossing the median where it struck Nissan sedan headed east.

The impact of the crash sent the semi and the car sliding off the road. The car ultimately became lodged under the semi, police said. 

The driver of the Nissan, identified as Mohamed Isse, 33, of Chicago, was pronounced dead at the scene, the Wayne County Coroner confirmed.  The driver of the semi was not injured.

Investigators said I-70 was snowy and slick at the time of the crash.

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