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Man dies in overnight semi-truck accident in Washington County

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WASHINGTON COUNTY (KWWL) -

The Washington County Sheriff's Office says a man has died following a semi-tractor trailer crash overnight along Highway 218.

Rescue crews were called to the scene of the accident near the intersection of Highway 218 and 220th Street north of Ainsworth around 11:30 p.m. last night. Once on the scene, they found a semi tractor-trailer that had been traveling traveling northbound in a ditch off the side of the road.

The driver was identified by authorities as 57-year-old Raymond L. Zink, of Cincinnati, Ohio. He was taken by ambulance to a nearby hospital, but was pronounced dead earlier this morning. Zink was the only person in the semi-truck at the time of the accident.

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