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Middletown man ejected from vehicle, pronounced dead at scene

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A 29-year-old man is dead after he was ejected from his vehicle on northbound I-75.

Eric Kirby, 29, of Middletown was traveling northbound on I-75 near mile marker 24 around 3:30 a.m. on Saturday morning.

Police say that Kirby lost control of his vehicle and traveled off the right side of the road. Officers say the vehicle rolled several times going across the exit ramp from eastbound State Route 129 to northbound I-75, then off the right side of the ramp.

Kirby was ejected from his vehicle. Police say he was not wearing a seatbelt.

Kirby was pronounced dead at the scene.

It is unknown is drugs are alcohol are a contributing factor. The crash remains under investigation. 

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