Woman killed in south Columbus crash

COLUMBUS (WCMH) — Deputies are investigating a crash that left one person dead Monday.

According to the Franklin County Sheriff’s Office, at about 8:52am, deputies were called to Lockbourne Road south of Rathmell Road on a single vehicle crash.

When deputies arrived on scene they found a 1999 Chevrolet Suburban crashed into a tree.

Deputies say the Suburban, being driven by Lori. L. Spears, 54, of Columbus, was travelling northbound on Lockbourne Road when the vehicle went off the left side of the road and crashed into the tree.

Spears was pronounced dead at the scene.

Deputies say there is no indication drugs or alcohol were a factor in the crash, but Spears was not wearing her seatbelt at the time of the crash.

The crash remains under investigation.

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