- Associated Press - Wednesday, June 3, 2015

CANTON, Ohio (AP) - Authorities say a man has died after the pickup truck he was driving hit a state transportation department vehicle in northeast Ohio.

The crash happened just before 9 p.m. Tuesday on Interstate 77 in Canton. Police say the pickup truck struck an Ohio Department of Transportation street sweeper. The pickup truck driver was killed in the crash.

Authorities didn’t immediately release the name of the driver killed. They said the driver of the street sweeper wasn’t seriously hurt.

Officers closed parts of the highway for several hours following the crash.

Police said they continued to investigate.

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