COLUMBUS, Ohio — One person has died and another is in critical condition after a crash involving a semi-truck on Interstate 71 just south of U.S. Route 62 in Franklin County, according to the sheriff's office.
The crash happened just before 3 p.m. on Friday.
According to the sheriff's office, the semi-truck went off the road, hit a tree and rolled into a ditch.
The passenger was pronounced dead at the scene and the driver was taken to Grant Medical Center in critical condition.
The southbound lanes of I-71 were closed for several hours, but have since reopened as of Saturday morning, according to the sheriff's office.