A three vehicle crash on Interstate 65 in Jasper County, Indiana Tuesday claimed the life of a 41-year-old man from Fairfield, Ohio.
The victim was identified as Zaza Eristavi (Air-is-TAH-VEE).
State Police at Lowell reported a semi pulling a rail container was stopped in the right lane of I-65 north, about 6 miles south of the Rensselaer exit. The truck was stopped due to a crash further ahead. The semi was hit in the rear.
A pickup pulling a trailer loaded with three vehicles driven by the victim (Zaza Eristavi) was northbound in the right lane when he failed to slow down and hit the back of the second semi trailer.
The victim was pronounced dead at the scene by the Jasper County Coroner.
The other two drivers involved were not injured.
The northbound lanes of I-65 were closed from 6:30 am until around 12:15 p.m.