One Killed in a Crash West of Columbus

One person was killed in a semi vs car accident a few miles west of Columbus Saturday morning. It happened just before 10am on Highway 60 near County Highway A. The Columbia County Sheriff’s Department says the semi was being driven west when an oncoming car crossed the centerline and sideswiped the semi. The driver of the car was pronounced dead at the scene. The driver of the semi wasn’t hurt, but a passenger was taken to Columbus Community Hospital for precautionary reasons. The crash is still under investigation. Names are being withheld pending notification of family.