(Petersburg, KY)--Police are still investigating a deadly crash that happened Thursday morning on I-275 near the Kentucky/Indiana line.

The accident occurred in the eastbound lanes of I-275 near the Carroll Cropper Bridge around 11 am. Investigators say that a car being driven by a 43-year old man from Mason, OH, lost control and and was hit by a tractor trailer. The driver was pronounced dead at the scene.

Emergency crews had the scene cleaned up by 1:45pm.



UPDATE: The deceased driver has been identified as 43-year-old Randal Cristofoli.