One Person Killed When Car Collides With ATV

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Franklin County Sheriff's Deputies were investigating a fatal crash in south Columbus.

Deputies said a Chevrolet Malibu being driven by 26-year-old Brandon Casey was traveling northbound on Brown Road Sunday night around 9:45 p.m. That's when the Malibu collided with an ATV that was in the roadway at the intersection of Marsdale Avenue.

The driver of the ATV, 46-year-old Shawn West, was pronounced dead at the scene by fire personnel. The passenger of the ATV, 22-year-old Alexander Murdock, was ejected and transported to Mt. Carmel West Hospital. He is expected to be okay.

The operator of the Chevrolet Malibu, Casey, was not injured.

Neither ATV occupant was wearing a helmet.

Deputies say alcohol may be a factor and the crash remains under investigation.                

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