I-670 east between 315 and Neil Avenue re-opens after fatal accident

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COLUMBUS, Ohio (WCMH) — A pedestrian on 670 at Neil Avenue was killed this morning at about 4:46 am after being hit by a Chevy Tahoe, police confirmed.

A man, who hasn’t been identified yet, was trying to cross southbound along the eastbound lanes of I-670 while Ms. Lourdes Cruz Reyes, 35, of Columbus, was driving her Tahoe under the North High Street cap, Columbus Division of Police said in a media release.

When her car hit the man, Ms. Cruz Reyes stopped, called 911, and stayed with him.

The fire department got to the accident and declared the man dead at 4:56 am. Police are investigating the accident, and trying to confirm the man’s identity.

This is the 75th crash fatality in 2019 in Columbus, the release concluded.

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