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Man killed after being ejected from vehicle on I-75

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A man is dead after a serious traffic accident on I-75 near the South Ave. exit Saturday afternoon.

Austin Ashby, 21, was driving in the northbound lanes when he lost control of his pickup truck.

The pickup struck a car being driven by Clifford Harris, 27 who was also traveling in the northbound lanes.

Police say Ashby's vehicle went off the side of the expressway, struck a metal sign and flipped over several times. He was ejected from the vehicle.

Ashby was taken to Mercy St. Vincent's Hospital where he was pronounced dead.

Mr. Harris was not injured.

Mr. Ashby was not wearing a seatbelt.

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