Deadly Car Fire Closes S.R. 161 At Little Turtle Way


A fatal car fire in northeast Columbus shut down the ramp at Little Turtle Way to state Route 161 westbound Monday morning.

The fire happened shortly before 4:30 a.m.

The Accident Investigation Squad confirmed that the fire and accident was caused by a wrong-way driver.

The Columbus Fire Department said one person died at the scene. The person was identified as Sheena Hickerson on Monday afternoon.

S.R. 161 and the ramp to Little Turtle way were shut down while officials investigated the accident.

S.R. 161 westbound reopened around 6:15 AM.

The ramp reopened around 6:30 AM.

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