SUMMIT COUNTY, Ohio — One person is dead following a crash on the Ohio Turnpike late Tuesday morning.

According to the Ohio State Highway Patrol, the crash occurred westbound at milepost 172 near Richfield. 3News is on the scene and it appears multiple vehicles were involved.

Only one westbound lane is currently open. The turnpike's live map shows traffic backed up for roughly 10 miles all the way towards Strongsville.

This is a developing story. Please stay with 3News for further updates.

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