COLUMBUS (WCMH) — One person is dead and the road remains closed following a fatal car crash on I-71 northbound Monday afternoon.
The crash happened between Cooke and Morse roads on the northbound side of the interstate.
The person killed in the crash has been identified as 49 year old Anthony Giannini Jr.
CPD says Giannini was driving northbound on I-71, just south of Morse Rd. when his vehicle left the right side of the northbound lanes and entered the grass. The car then struck numerous trees before it rolled and Giannini was ejected from the vehicle. He died at the scene.