I-71SB reopens near Polaris after fatal wrong-way crash

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COLUMBUS (WCMH) — One person is dead after a wrong-way crash near Polaris.  

According to Columbus police, a wrong-way driver was reported along I-71S near Weber Road at about 2:30am, Friday.  

Police say they attempted to stop the wrong-way driver, but a crash occurred near Gemini Place.  

The driver of the wrong-way vehicle was pronounced dead shortly after the crash.  

Four occupants of the other vehicle were taken to an area hospital in stable condition.  

I-71SB was closed in the area for several hours, but was reopened shortly after 8am.

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