Police identify victim in fatal crash on I-71


COLUMBUS, Ohio – Columbus police have released the name of the individual killed in a crash on I-71 near Hudson Street Friday.

Police say Angela McDaniel was in the driver's seat of a Chevy Aveo that was pulled off to the left shoulder of I-71 behind an unoccupied Saturn when a vehicle swerved into the shoulder. That vehicle struck McDaniel's car, pushing it into the unoccupied car. Both drivers were taken to local hospitals as a result.

McDaniel was pronounced dead at approximately 1:39 p.m. by medical staff at Riverside Medical Hospital, police say.

The driver of the other vehicle was last reported in stable condition.

All lanes of I-71 north at I-670 were reopened shortly before 4:30 p.m.

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