Man who ran naked on Ohio interstate gets 10-year sentence

Tracy Martin running along the interstate (WCMH)

CINCINNATI (AP) — A man who caused a multiple-car crash and ran naked along a southwest Ohio interstate has received 10 years in prison and a lifetime suspension of his driver’s license.

Tracy Martin (WCMH)

Forty-five-year-old Tracy Martin of Cleveland was sentenced Friday in Cincinnati after pleading guilty to aggravated vehicular assault and vehicular assault.

Authorities say Martin drove his truck along the shoulder of Interstate 71 north of Cincinnati last August and struck five vehicles before flipping his truck and hitting another vehicle.

naked man caused crash
Tracy Martin was involved in a multi-vehicle wreck before he ran along the interstate naked(WCMH)

He then ran naked for nearly a mile along the interstate before being tackled by law enforcement officers. Police say Martin was under the influence of the hallucinogen PCP and marijuana at the time. Six people, including Martin, were injured.

Martin apologized to his victims during Friday’s sentencing.

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