Woman dies almost 2 weeks after crash on Interstate 71

A crash at I-71 & 5th Avenue injured six people (Carl Todhunter/WBNS-10TV)

COLUMBUS, Ohio – A woman is dead after she was hit by a vehicle on I-71 northbound near 5th Avenue in Columbus.

Columbus police said the crash happened around 12:45 a.m. on July 30.

A driver lost control of her vehicle and crashed into the inside concrete wall, police said.

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The vehicle was disabled in the left lane and several other drivers stopped to assist.

Police said that is when another driver struck one or more of the vehicles that stopped, which resulted in other vehicles and people being hit.

Six people were taken to area hospitals to be treated for their injuries.

One of the people who was struck was 50-year-old Sherran Lancaster. She was taken to the Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center in critical condition.

Police said she was pronounced dead on August 11.

Columbus police said the investigation is continuing. A decision on charges has not been announced.