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Hilliard woman killed in Grafton Twp. crash

Sandusky Register Staff • Dec 19, 2012 at 5:14 AM

Kimberly A. Blackley, 37, was driving south on Ohio 83 in a 2012 Honda Accord when she went left of center for an unknown reason and was struck by an oncoming 2012 Freightliner semi at about 9:30 a.m. Tuesday.

Blackley was pronounced dead at the scene by the Lorain County Coroner's office. The driver of the semi, Christopher M. Raatz, 52, of Louisville, Ky., was treated for minor injuries at Medina Hospital.

Both drivers were wearing seatbelts at the time of the crash, and both vehicles sustained heavy damage and had to be towed from the scene.

The crash remains under investigation, according to troopers.

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