One dead after crash on I-71 near Polaris

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COLUMBUS (WCMH) — A man was killed Tuesday night in a crash in I-71 near Polaris.

It happened around 8:08 p.m. Tuesday on Interstate 71 north between Interstate 270 and Polaris Parkway. According to Columbus police, an 18-year-old driver was going north in a 2007 Honda Accord when she struck a 2008 Hyundai Elantra that was stopped in the middle of the freeway.

A man who was in the Hyundai was taken to Riverside Methodist Hospital where he later died. Police have not released his identity. A woman from the Hyundai was also injured

The crash remains under investigation.

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