Columbus Police searching for suspect in fatal hit & run on east side

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COLUMBUS, Ohio (WCMH) — A man who was hit by a vehicle on Columbus’ far east side Monday afternoon has died. The driver of the vehicle did not stop.

He was originally taken to the hospital in life-threatening condition but later died from his injuries, authorities said.

Columbus Division of Police dispatchers said the man was taken to Grant Medical Center after being hit around 12:30 p.m. Monday near the intersection of Berrybush Dr. and Sunbury Rd. just north of Easton. The victim was either walking or running southbound near the northbound lane of Sunbury Rd when the vehicle hit him and continued on.

Police are searching for a dark-colored, possibly black, midsize car, possibly a Honda Accord or similar vehicle.

Anyone with any information is asked to contact Columbus Police at 614-645-4532.

The victim’s identity is being withheld pending notification of next of kin.

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