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Man killed in 2-vehicle crash involving semi in Columbus

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Posted at 4:31 PM, Jan 18, 2021
and last updated 2021-01-18 16:31:35-05

COLUMBUS — A man is dead and another is seriously injured after a crash involving a semi in Columbus Sunday evening.

Columbus Police Department officers were called to the area of US 31 near the Indianapolis Road overpass around 8:30 p.m. after a vehicle is believed to have lost control and crossed the median, striking a semi that was traveling south on US 31.

The passenger, Musa Rahmani, 53, of Edinburgh was pronounced dead at the scene by the Bartholomew County Coroner.

The 26-year-old driver was taken to Columbus Regional Hospital and then transferred to Methodist Hospital in Indianapolis for serious injuries.

The 32-year-old semi driver was not injured.

The crash remains under investigation by the Columbus Police Department.