Police identify driver who died in two-car crash near OSU campus

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COLUMBUS (WCMH) — A 23-year-old Dublin man is dead after a two-car crash east of Ohio State’s campus.

The crash happened around 2am Saturday in the area of Summit Street and E. 15th Avenue, according to the Columbus Division of Police.

Police say 23-year-old Alex Linard was driving southbound in a 2015 Honda Civic, southbound on Summit Street, approaching E. 15th Ave. A 22-year-old man and his passenger, also a 22-year-old man, were eastbound on 15th Avenue in a 2006 BMW 530i. The vehicles collided in the intersection.

Linard was pronounced dead on scene. The other driver was uninjured, and his passenger was treated by EMS at the scene for minor injuries.

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