COLUMBUS, Ohio (WCMH) — One person is dead after a crash early Saturday morning on I-70 east near the west side of Columbus, according to Columbus Police.

A CPD dispatcher stated the crash occurred just after 1:00am with a semi-trailer truck that reportedly hit the median on I-70 east.

The semi caught on fire and officers found the driver dead at the scene, per CPD.

I-70 east at the Hilliard Rome Road exit reopened around 11:30am after being closed for nearly the entire morning after the crash.

No further information on the crash is known at this time.