Woman dies after being struck in west Columbus



COLUMBUS (WCMH) — A woman has died after being struck by a car Wednesday morning.

The Franklin County Sheriff’s Office closed N. Murry Hill Rd., north of W. Broad Street, to investigate after receiving the call of a pedestrian struck shortly after 8 a.m.

They say a 2016 Honda Civic, driven by 60-year old William Filice, was turning left onto N. Murray Hill Rd. when it struck the victim in a crosswalk.

The victim is identified as Helen Powell, 69, of Columbus. She was transported to Grant Medical Center, where she was later pronounced dead at 12:47 p.m.

Police say the driver was uninjured.

The crash remains under investigation.

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