COLUMBUS, Ohio (WCMH) — One person is dead after a crash Tuesday afternoon in southern Franklin County.

According to the Franklin County Sheriff’s Office, the crash occurred just before 1:30 p.m. on Interstate 71 southbound at the Interstate 270 overpass in Jackson Township. Witnesses told the sheriff’s office that a Chevrolet was merging onto the I-71 ramp and drove into a semi-tractor trailer driving on I-71 south.

The driver of the Chevrolet was pronounced dead at the scene, according to the sheriff’s office. The identity of the driver has not been released at this time.

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