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Published: Sunday, 8/11/2013 - Updated: 2 years ago

Maumee driver dies after striking semi’s trailer

A Maumee man was killed Saturday afternoon in a car accident in North Toledo, police said.

Joseph Miller, 26, of 3445 Manley Rd. was pronounced dead at Mercy St. Vincent Medical Center at 3:10 p.m. of multiple blunt-force trauma.

Police said Mr. Miller’s car collided at 2:35 p.m. with the trailer of an empty car-hauler truck driven by Eric Rosenogle, 27, of Big Rapids, Mich.

Mr. Rosenogle was southbound in the 4000 block of Stickney Avenue when he attempted to turn right into a private drive. Mr. Miller struck the trailer, police said.

Mr. Miller, who was not wearing a seat belt, was trapped in his car. Firefighters cut the car open to free him.

Mr. Rosenogle had minor injures from the crash.

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