Body found along Refugee Road near Winchester Pike

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COLUMBUS (WCMH) — A Columbus man killed in a New Year’s Day hit-skip accident has been identified.

Police say 37-year old Jonas Sims was walking in the roadway of Refugee Rd. Friday morning when he was struck by an eastbound vehicle.

Emergency crews received the call of a body found in the area around 6 a.m..

Police determined it was a hit-skip crash and are searching for the driver of the vehicle that hit and killed Sims.

They say the vehicle will have front-end damage and will be missing plastic molding from under and around the front bumper.

Anyone with information is asked to call Central Ohio Crime Stoppers.

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