Arcanum teen killed on I-75


MIAMI COUNTY — A pair of accidents on northbound I-75 caused one fatality and another to be transported by Careflight in two separate incidents in the early morning hours Saturday.

According to reports, Macie Preston, 19, of Arcanum, was pronounced dead at the scene around 3:45 a.m. when her car rear-ended a semi truck that had stopped due to another accident. The driver of the truck was not injured. The fatality occurred in Concord Twp. around mile marker 76.

The traffic was stopped due to another accident around 12:15 a.m.

The previous accident was a report of an SUV flipping on its top north of State Route 41 near Troy.

According to the Ohio State Highway Patrol press release, Megan Redmond, 37, of Kettering, was transported by CareFlight to Miami Valley Hospital after losing control of her 2010 Chevrolet Tahoe and flipping it on its top.

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