COLUMBUS -- A motorist has died after rear-ending a car on the east side of Columbus.
Police say 47-year-old Willie Ray Franks of Columbus struck a vehicle that had stopped in traffic around 1:30 p.m. Monday.
He was taken to a local hospital where he was pronounced dead an hour later.
The other driver, 51-year-old David Audino of Pataskala, was not hurt.
Three others were taken to another hospital with non-life threatening injuries.
An investigation is continuing.