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23-year-old man killed in crash on Sawmill Road in northwest Columbus

Columbus police said the crash happened just before 2 a.m. Tuesday.
Credit: WBNS-TV
Columbus police investigate a deadly crash on Sawmill Road on June 29, 2021.

COLUMBUS, Ohio — A 23-year-old man was killed in a single-car crash in northwest Columbus Tuesday morning.

Columbus police said the crash happened just before 2 a.m.

Police said Courtney Nabors Jr. was driving south on Sawmill Road at a high rate of speed when he lost control after passing through the Bethel Road intersection.

Nabors slid sideways across the northbound lanes and hit a stone business sign.

He was taken to Riverside Methodist Hospital and later died.

Police said Sawmill Road between Bethel Road and Henderson Road was closed but has since reopened.