Truck driver killed in an accident on Interstate 71 in Columbus on Saturday morning.

COLUMBUS - Police say a 61-year-old tractor-trailer driver has been killed after a crash with a car on northbound Interstate 71 in Columbus.

Columbus police say the semi and a Mustang were both heading north when they hit, and the semi ran off the right side of the highway and into a guardrail and concrete sound barrier.

The accident was at 6:14 a.m. EST near Gemini Place.

Police say Daniel Eisnaugle of Newark, Ohio, was dead at the scene.

The Mustang driver was treated at the scene for a minor injury.

Police are still investigating the accident, which caused northbound lanes to close for hours Saturday.

Traffic was reportedly moving very slowly through the area Saturday afternoon.

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