Police identify man killed in stolen box truck crash on I-70 ramp in west Columbus


COLUMBUS, Ohio – Columbus police have identified the man who died in a crash involving a stolen box truck Friday morning.

Police say the man was driving at a high rate of speed when he lost control of the vehicle as he entered I-70 eastbound ramp from Sullivant Avenue.

The truck rolled several times and the man was pinned underneath the vehicle. The man, identified by police as Joel C. Dalton III, was later pronounced dead by first responders on scene.

Authorities say the box truck was stolen from a Certified Gas Station shortly before the crash.

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