Semi driver killed after crash on U.S. 30

Semi-driver dies in a crash on US 30 West near Solon Road on Tuesday, September 26.

ALLEN COUNTY, Ind. (WANE) – The driver of a semi-truck died after a crash on U.S. 30 Tuesday afternoon.

The crash was reported around 3:30 p.m. in the westbound lanes just before Solon Road. The truck went off the side of the road, smashed through a guardrail, and came to a stop in a cornfield.

Semi-driver dies in a crash on US 30 West near Solon Road on Tuesday, September 26.

The driver of the semi was identified Friday as Arnold Harold Holeman Jr., 57, of North Judson, Indiana. His cause of death and manner of death remain pending, however, according to the Allen County Coroner’s Office.

It’s unclear what caused the crash.

During the initial investigation police closed the right lane. Later Tuesday night, intermittent closures were expected whiles crews worked to remove the semi from the ditch.