Zackery Leffler Killed in Accident at I-80 near Route 46 in Austintown, OH

December 5, 2023
Victim's Name(s)
Zackery Leffler
Type of Accident
Commercial Truck
Alcohol/Drugs Suspected

Where it Happened

I-80 ALT, Austintown, OH, USA

Additional Information

Investigating Officer or Authority
Mahoning County Police
Vehicles Involved
Dodge Ram, Tractor-trailer
I-80 near Route 46
Injuries Sustained

Fatal injuries

Apparent/Alleged Cause of Accident

Dodge Ram was struck by a tractor-trailer

What Happened

Area authorities are investigating a crash that killed a driver at I-80 near Route 46 in Austintown, OH on December 5th, 2023. Police say the incident happened around 11 a.m. Reports allege a tractor-trailer operated by 53-year-old Davit Fluidze was eastbound before crossing a center median for unclear reasons. Reports continue to say the tractor-trailer collided with a pickup truck operated by 25-year-old Zackery Leffler before continuing through a guardrail and down an embankment. Officials say Leffler died at the scene and did not provide a status update for Fluidze. Additional information was not available.

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