One dead after crash on Alum Creek Drive

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COLUMBUS (WCMH) — One person is dead and another hospitalized following a three-vehicle crash on Alum Creek Drive near I-270 Monday afternoon.

The crash happened at approximately 2:48 p.m. on Alum Creek Drive and Rathmell Road near Obetz, according to OHGO.

According to the Franklin County Sheriff’s Office, a 2011 Harley Davidson motorcycle and a 2001 Honda motorcycle were traveling southbound on Alum Creek Drive. A 2013 Ford F-150 with a trailer attached, driven by Justice Johnson, 18, of Mount Gilead, turned north onto Alum Creek Drive from Rathmell Road.

According to the sheriff’s department, the motorcycles collided with the trailer.

One of the victims, the driver of the Harley Davidson, was pronounced dead at the scene while the other motorcyclist was taken to Grant Medical Center in stable condition. The identities of the motorcyclists are pending notification of the families.

Alum Creek Drive was closed in both directions between Creekside Road and Groveport Road, just south of the I-270 exit.

Anyone with any information is asked to contact the Franklin County Sheriff’s Office at 614-525-6113.

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