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Franklin County, Ohio — February 10, 2013

Officials say a motorist died after a collision in Columbus Sunday afternoon.

According to the Franklin County Sheriff’s Office, the unidentified driver of a pickup truck was traveling northbound near the intersection of Interstate 270 and Easton Way around 3:10 p.m. when he lost control and crashed. It is not clear if any other vehicles were involved.

At least one motorist died from his injuries. It is not known how many motorists were involved or the extent of their injuries.

Officials are conducting an ongoing investigation to determine the cause of this incident.

In 2008, there were a total of 37,261 traffic fatalities in the United States according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

UPDATE: The motorist has been identified as 43-year-old Christopher D. Vance of Bellefontaine.

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