1 Dead In Crash On U.S. 42 After Pickup Strikes Dump Trunk

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The Ohio Highway Patrol says one person was killed in a crash Saturday morning on U.S. 42.

The crash occurred just before 7 a.m. near Jerome Road.

OHP investigators said a pickup truck driven by David C. McDaniel struck the back of a dump truck that was making a left hand turn.

McDaniel, 52, of Westerville, was pronounced dead at the scene.

The driver of the dump truck was treated at the scene for minor injuries.

U.S. 42 was closed while investigators were on the scene.

Alcohol is not considered a factor in the crash.

The cause of the crash remains under investigation.