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Monday, April 24, 2017

Police Investigating Fatal 3-Car Crash in Florence.

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A person is dead after a three vehicle crash in Boone County.

Boone County Sheriff's deputies responded to the crash on Dixie Highway, near the intersection of Totten Lane, shortly before 9:30 p.m., Saturday night.

Police say that a 1995 Chevrolet Camaro driven by Maxwell Detzel, 22, of Fort Thomas, was traveling northbound on Dixie Highway, crossed the center line at a curve in the road and hit a 2007 Dodge Magnum driven by Ernest Wright, 39, of Cincinnati.

Mr. Detzel's Camaro then continued on into the southbound lane where he also hit a 2000 Honda Civic driven by Joshua Ray, 26, of Fort Mitchell.

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Mr. Ray was pronounced deceased on the scene by Florence EMS. Mr. Detzel and Mr. Wright were both flown via Air Care to University of Cincinnati Medical Center with critical injuries.

Police say none of the drivers were wearing seat belts.

Alcohol and speed are suspected factors in this crash.

Dixie Highway re-opened shortly before 1:30 a.m.

The Boone County Sheriff's Accident Reconstruction Unit is investigating.


  1. I hope for one Maxo Detzel goes to jail for a long time this is his second DUI in less than six months... he got his license back and not even two months later he kill somebody ........and instead of writing letters to the family he sits and plays videogames in the hospital

    1. I hope so to and so much more and takin from his loving family and his home wit his girlfriend and her kids that love him I hope he get what deserves should already have