Columbus man dies in Saturday crash

Photo courtesy of Columbus Police Department.

A Columbus man died in a Saturday crash on Jonathan Moore Pike.

35-year-old Patrick Neal Bowman was pronounced dead at the scene by County Coroner Clayton Nolting. Nolting said that the cause of death was blunt force trauma to the chest.

The accident at Johnson Boulevard happened at about 7:40 Saturday night and involved five vehicles including a tow truck, according to Columbus police, who are investigating the accident.. The eastbound lanes of the state highway had to be closed for more than three hours due to the crash and police asked residents to stay away from the area.