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

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

Tracy Martin mug shotForty-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.

He then ran naked for nearly a mile along the interstate before being tackled by law enforcement officers. Police say Martin was under thenaked man caused crash 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. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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