The Ohio State Highway Patrol is investigating a fatal car crash on the Ohio Turnpike during the weekend.
T roopers say the accident happened at 10 : 24 am S aturday morning. Investigators say 49-year-old Vijay Sharma of Solon, Ohio, was attempting to get off the turnpike on exit 71, when he lost control of his car, drove off the left side of the road and struck a tractor trailer traveling in the opposite direction.
A 97 year old passenger in Sharma's car later died from his injuries in the accident.
T he crash remains under investigation , but troopers say alcohol does not appear to be a factor.