One Person Killed In Crash Involving Tow Truck

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Police said one person was killed when a car collided with a tow truck in North Columbus.

The crash happened on Interstate 270 just before 8:45 p.m. when a car struck the back of a flatbed tow truck.

Columbus police say the driver of the car was a 65-year-old man, but have not yet released his name.

Officers say the tow truck was stopped in the right moving lane assisting a stranded motorist  when the crash happened.

Police temporarily closed the ramp from Cleveland Avenue to Interstate 270 westbound to investigate.

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