Police identify driver killed in 2-vehicle crash near OSU campus


COLUMBUS - Columbus police have identified the driver killed in the two-vehicle crash near OSU campus.

Investigators say the crash happened around 2:15 a.m. Saturday on Summit Street and E. 15th Avenue.

Alex Linard, 23 of Dublin, was driving a 2015 Honda Civic southbound on Summit Street as he was approaching E. 15th Avenue. Samuel Sharifi, 22 of Westerville, was driving with Adam Lowe, 22, eastbound on E. 15th Avenue when they entered a one-way street and collided with each other, according to police.

Linard was pronounced dead on the scene.

Sharifi was not injured and Lowe was treated at the scene with minor injuries.

Police shut down the road in the area as they investigated and have since cleared the scene.

This crash remains under investigation.

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