One person killed in southeast Columbus crash

COLUMBUS (WCMH) – One person is dead after a crash on the southeast side of Columbus, Friday.

The crash occurred near the intersection of Courtright Road and Clarkston Avenue.

According to the Columbus Division of Police, at about 2am, as he was driving southbound on Courtright Road approaching Clarkston Avenue, the driver lost control of his 2000 Chevrolet Monte Carlo, traveled off the roadway and struck a utility pole.

Emergency personnel with the Columbus Division of Fire arrived at the scene and pronounced the driver dead.

Police say the area is still closed while utility crews remove downed wires from the road.

Police continue to investigate. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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