Authorities have identified the Mason man killed Thursday morning in an accident on eastbound Interstate 275 near the Kentucky/Indiana border and the Carroll Cropper Bridge.
Officers say that Randal Cristofoli, 43, was driving a Hyundai Elantra in the left lane passing a tractor trailer.
Police say Cristofoli lost control and the Hyundai traveled in front of the truck, striking the guardrail. Police say Cristofoli's vehicle then went back left into the path of the tractor trailer which collided with the Elantra.
The accident happened around 10:45 a.m. Cristofoli was pronounced dead at the scene.
Sebastian Navarro-Tineda, 57 of Lowell, Ind., was driving the tractor trailer for Tri Union Express out of Griffith, Ind. He was uninjured.
The highway was closed for more than two hours while first responders investigated and cleared the scene.
A possible cause hasn't been released
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