JACKSON TOWNSHIP, Ohio (WCMH) — The Franklin County Sheriff’s Office is advising drivers to avoid the area of I-71 northbound before 270 westbound as they investigate a fatal crash.

They say a Ford Escape heading for the I-270 west entrance ramp struck the back right corner of a Freightliner semi-tractor trailer that was sitting near the entrance ramp. The driver of the Escape was pronounced dead by Jackson Township fire and EMS at 10:23 a.m.

No other injuries or fatalities were reported.

The crash happened around 10:16 Sunday morning.

FCSO continues to investigate and asks anyone with information on the crash to call the Crash Investigation Unit at 614-525-6113.