Woman dies after highway crash near downtown Columbus

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COLUMBUS, Ohio (WSYX/WTTE) -- Police are investigating a fatal accident that happened near downtown Columbus early Sunday afternoon.

Police say 28-year-old Brieanna Finneran was driving westbound on the entrance ramp from I-71 southbound to I-670 west when she struck the guard rail on the south side of the lanes around 12:24 p.m.

She was taken to Grant Medical Center for head trauma where she later died from her injuries, police said.

It's Columbus' 51st traffic fatality of 2017.