Crash between semi-truck and car in south Columbus leaves one person dead

COLUMBUS (WCMH) — Police are investigating after a person was killed in a crash Monday in south Columbus.

At about 1:35pm, Monday, emergency crews were called to the 2000 block of Williams Road on the report of a crash.

According to Columbus police, 72-year-old Alonzo McCoy was driving a Chevrolet Cavalier east on Williams Road when he went across the center line and struck a westbound tractor-trailer.

McCoy was pronounced dead at the scene.

According to police. McCoy’s death is the 18th traffic fatality in Columbus so far in 2017.

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