One dead in Logan County crash

LOGAN COUNTY, OH (WCMH) – A  fatal crash on US 33 between Bellefontaine and Marysville has partially closed traffic this morning.

The Ohio State Highway Patrol says the crash  happened about 6am, Wednesday, and occurred on US 33 eastbound, between SR 347 and SR 349.

According to Troopers, a pickup truck driver lost control of his vehicle, crossed the median and was hit by a semi-truck traveling eastbound. The pickup truck caught fire and the driver was ejected. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

The driver of the semi-truck was taken to an area hospital with serious burns.

Motorists are advised to use alternate routes during their commute.

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